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Baihetan dam achieves world’s first zero counterweight runner balancing says CTG
02 April, 2020
China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the third...
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Work begins to replace historic units at Sir Adam Beck I station
Monday, March 16, 2020 by Work has started at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Sir Adam Beck I Generating Station to replace two historic turbine generator units to provide increased output at the flagship...

Rotork electro-hydraulic actuator installed at Spanish hydro plant
Friday, March 13, 2020 by A Rotork electro-hydraulic actuator has been successfully installed at a hydroelectric plant operated by Repsol in the heart of a Spanish mountain range.

Voith and Enel Green Power in three-year deal for turbine governors
Thursday, March 12, 2020 by Voith and Enel Green Power (EGP) have signed an umbrella contract for the supply of complete turbine governor modernization services. The deal covers the modernization of EGP’s...

Test shows Ice Harbour turbine achieves high fish passage survival rates
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 by Preliminary testing on a new turbine installed by Voith at the Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River in Washington state, US, shows the new design has achieved a survival rate of 98.25%...

Kuenz supplies new trash rack cleaning machine for Uniper project, Germany
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by A new trash rake machine from Kuenz is to be installed at Uniper’s Dingolfing power plant in Germany by November 2020.

BHEL commissions Kameng project units
Monday, February 10, 2020 by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned two units of the 600MW Kameng hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh – with the each unit rating (150MW)...

Mini submersible robot successfully inspects NYPA power transformer
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has announced it has successfully piloted a robotic technology that can navigate inside a power transformer to effectively identify any...

Fifth modernized unit in operation at Iron Gate (Djerdap) 1, Serbia
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by The fifth hydraulic unit modernized by equipment manufacturer Power Machines has been successfully placed into operation at the Iron Gate (Djerdap)-1 hydropower plant in Serbia.

Hydro-Québec awards contract for turbine, generator replacement at Rapide-Blanc
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by Hydro-Québec has awarded Voith a major contract for the update of an 80 year-old power station in Québec, Canada.

New kind of turbine governor proving effective in Scottish small hydro plant
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by A modified form of a tried and tested compact drive from Voith Turbo has been used in a hydropower plant in Scotland for the first time and is proving effective, Voith has...

Voith to modernise Nangbeto hydropower plant , West Africa
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by Voith has been contracted by Communtauté Electrique du Bénin (CEB), a Beninese-Togolese joint venture, to carry out extensive rehabilitation and modernization measures at the...

Dongfang delivers major runner to Baihetan project, China
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Dongfang Electric Machinery Co has delivered the runner for a major generating unit at the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project in China.

Hydropower turbine installed at US water district’s project
Thursday, October 18, 2018 by US firm McKinstry has teamed up with Covington Water District (CWD) to install a new hydropower turbine in the utility district’s water main, with the unit expected to generate...

New turbine park for Rhône River, France
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by Four river turbines are being installed in the Rhône River, in the city of Caluire et Cuire, near Lyon, France, in a world’s first project led by the HydroQuest-Hydrowatt Group.

American Governor to replace PGE governor fleet
Friday, August 17, 2018 by Portland General Electric (PGE) has awarded American Governor Company (AGC) a multi-year contract to replace all 16 hydro governors in its hydro fleet, spread across six hydropower plants.

Mavel installs first unit at Štvanice project, Prague
Thursday, August 09, 2018 by Mavel has successfully installed, tested and commissioned the first of three generating units at the Štvanice hydroelectric plant on the Vltava River in central Prague, Czech Republic.

Hydromechanical equipment contract awarded for Site C
Friday, June 08, 2018 by ATB Riva Calzoni Hydro Canada Inc. is to provide the hydromechanical equipment for the Site C project after signing a $68 million deal with developer BC Hydro.

NHPC fully commissions Kishanganga project, India
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by The third unit of the 330MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project in Jammu & Kashmir, India, has been commissioned, marking full commissioning of the 3x110MW units at the project.

Turbine with hybrid technology enters operation in France
Monday, March 26, 2018 by The first DIVE-Turbine with hybrid technology has been placed into test operation at the Mazères hydropower plant in the Ariège region of France. The new DIVE-Turbine was installed...

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