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Power Machines continues upgrades of Volzhskaya hydro plant units
Power Machines has announced it has completed modernisation of the hydraulic unit No 19 at RusHydro’s Volzhskaya hydropower plant in Russia, the 21st of 23 units the company has worked on.
Andritz to equip Kutehr project, India
Andritz has been contracted by Indian independent power producer JSW Energy (Kutehr) Limited, a 100% subsidiary of JSW Energy Limited, to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for...
Rotamec selected to repair generator for River Power
UK-based hydropower producer River Power Ltd engaged the services of Rotamec to repair a generator at one of its small hydropower facilities.
TBM ready to ship to Snowy 2.0 project in Australia
The new tunnel boring machine (TBM) to be used during construction of the Snowy 2.0 project in Australia has passed its Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), meaning the machine is now ready...
First units in operation at Wudongde
The first units at the 10.2GW Wudongde hydropower plant in China began operating successfully on 29 June 2020, with the project on target to have all 12 850MW units in operation in 2021.
Verkhnebalkarskaya small hydro plant commissioned in Russia
All three units at the Verkhnebalkarskaya small hydropower plant in Russia were successfully commissioned at the end of June by technology group Voith, utilising remote assistance due...
Valmet control system to be used by Finnish hydro plants
Valmet has announced it will supply a central control and data collection system to operate PVO-Vesivoima’s hydro power plants on the Iijoki, Kemijoki and Kokemäenjoki rivers in Finland.
GE to supply turbines and generators for Dasu project, Pakistan
GE Renewable Energy, in consortium with Powerchina Zhongnan Engineering Corporation Limited, is to supply six Francis turbines and generators for Stage 1 of the new Dasu hydropower...
PNP to supply replacement booms for OPG in Canada
Pacific Netting Products (PNP) is to supply booms for four hydropower projects owned by Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in what is the largest single order (in terms...
Baihetan dam achieves world’s first zero counterweight runner balancing says CTG
China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the third hydraulic generator’s runner for the Baihetan Hydropower Station was successfully installed on March 21, becoming...
Work begins to replace historic units at Sir Adam Beck I station
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hydro-Québec has awarded Voith a major contract for the update of an 80 year-old power station in Québec, Canada.