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Voith fish-friendly turbines operating at Holtwood project
Equipment supplied by Voith Hydro is helping to enhance downstream fish passage at the recently completed expansion of the Holtwood hydroelectric project in Pennsylvania, US.
Kemijoki Oy outsources hydro operations and maintenance
Kemijoki Oy has signed an agreement to outsource operations and maintenance of 16 hydropower plants in Finland to Caverion.
118MW hydro project starts operation in Panama
GDF Suez has announced it has started full commercial operation of the last unit of the Dos Mares hydro plant, a 118MW run-of-the river plant consisting of three power plants –...
The contract awards section of IWP&DC’s Yearbook provides vital information for industry members. It not only gives companies the chance to inform readers of their progress, but...
Revised Columbia river BiOp released
Stakeholders in the Pacific Northwest federal hydro power system have until next month to comment on a new 10-year operation plan released by US agencies.
GE announces Scandinavian contracts
GE Energy is to supply equipment for an uprating project at Sweden’s Messaure hydro power plant to increase its capacity and efficiency.
Brazilian O&M contract awarded to Alstom
Alstom is to provide operation and maintenance services to Votorantim Energia’s 160MW Pedra do Cavalo hydro power plant in Brazil.
Third unit of Indira Sagar synchronised
Narmada Hydro Electric Development Corporation (NHDC), a joint venture of the National Hydro Electric Power Corporation and Madhya Pradesh government, has synchronised the Indira...
Riksheimdal connected to the grid
Less than one year after construction and installation works began at Norway’s Riksheimdal hydro project, the plant, located on the Riksheim river, has been connected to the grid.
Flow metering by end-depth method in elliptic channels
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RCC seminar announced
An international seminar and study tour on Roller-Compacted Concrete Dams (RCC 2004) is scheduled for 13-18 September 2004 in Atlanta, US.
Tractebel subsidiary wins Yuncan concession
Energía del Sur (EnerSur) has won a 30-year concession for the 130MW Yuncan hydro power plant in the Pasco region of central Peru.
CDA conference announced
The 2004 Canadian Dam Association (CDA) conference has been arranged for the 25–30 September in the capital city of Ottawa.
Honeywell to automate Korea hydro
Korea Water Resources Corporation (KOWACO) has awarded Honeywell Process Solutions a US$3.2M contract to implement the second stage of its generated integrated operating system project.
Mali will be first to benefit from Manantali
Hydro power production from the Manantali dam will soon be distributed to Mali, Senegal and Mauritania
BC Hydro to set up office in Toronto
BC Hydro plans to set up shop in Toronto
Cleuson Dixence investigations will take several months
Examination of the penstock that ruptured at the Cleuson Dixence plant in Switzerland in December is likely to take several months.