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Community scheme in UK gets major funding
The Arkwright Trust in the UK has received £199,093 in funding from Severn Trent for the refurbishment of the historic Cromford Mills project.
Hydro Tasmania gets Trevallyn No.1 machine back on track
Machine No 1 has been returned to service at Trevallyn Power Station in Tasmania, following a $17.5 million refurbishment, Hydro Tasmania has confirmed.
Contract awarded for Wolf Creek Dam spillway gates replacement project
American Bridge Company has won a $109.45 million contract from the US Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District for the Wolf Creek Dam Spillway Gates replacement project.
Alpiq to reinforce the Aare Canal
Alpiq Hydro Aare AG is to start reinforcing several sections of the embankments of the over 100-year-old Aare Canal in Niederamt in the canton of Solothurn this year, to meet...
Gigerwald dam renovation work postponed to ensure more winter power
Axpo has announced that the extensive renovation work at the Gigerwald dam in the Taminatal in St. Gallen's canton, Switzerland, is to be postponed for two years, due to to the...
REEL COH to install new gantry crane at NYPA’s Niagara project
REEL COH Inc has won a contract valued at almost $38 million to fabricate, deliver and install a new gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 680 tons for the New York Power...
Andritz to rehabilitate Ryburg-Schwörstadt turbines
Andritz has been contracted by Kraftwerk Ryburg-Schwörstadt AG to rehabilitate all four Kaplan turbines at the 120MW Ryburg-Schwörstadt hydropower plant on the River Rhine in Switzerland.
Statkraft planning major capacity increase at Mauranger II, Norway
Statkraft has sent a license application to the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) which could see capacity than triple from 250MW to 880MW at the Mauranger II...
ABB to install new Scada solutions at Spanish hydro plants
Spanish multi-energy company Repsol has selected ABB to enhance performance at its five hydropower plants through the installation of a new SCADA solution.
GE led consortium to upgrade Itaipu hydro plant in Brazil and Paraguay
A consortium led by GE Renewable Energy’s hydropower business will be responsible for the technological upgrade of the 14GW Itaipu hydropower plant on the Paraná River between Brazil...
Duke Energy Indiana upgrades Markland hydro station
Output at the Markland hydroelectric station near Florence, Indiana, US, has been increased by 10% following Duke Energy Indiana’s completion of upgrades to its three...
Milestone for Ybbs2020 project in Austria
With the lifting of the last of six new turbines, an important milestone in the Ybbs2020 project on the Danube in Austria has been reached, Verbund has announced.
Murray 1 transformers to get new lease of life
Snowy Hydro has announced it is carrying out a major project to refurbish the Murray 1 hydroelectric power station generator step-up transformers, in order to significantly extend...
Upgrade work starts at Tummel Bridge station, Scotland
SSE Renewables’ Tummel Bridge Power Station near Pitlochry in Scotland is set to see its power output increase from 34MW to 40MW as work commences on a major repowering project.
GE to help modernise São Simão plant, Brazil
A consortium led by GE Renewable Energy is to modernise the generating units and auxiliary services at the 1710MW São Simão Hydroelectric Power Plant in Brazil after signing a...
Spillway modernization begins at Cedar Falls Hydro, US
Xcel Energy has begun a multi-year project designed to strengthen and modernize the infrastructure at its Cedar Falls Hydro plant in Menomonie, Wisconsin.
GE to refurb generators at Bitsch hydro station, Switzerland
GE Hydro Solutions is to refurbish two 120 MVA vertical synchronous generators at the Bitsch power plant station in Wallis, Switzerland under a service contract with HYDRO...
Nicholson working on El Vado Dam rehabilitation project
Geotechnical specialty engineering and construction contractor, Nicholson Construction, is to perform several techniques as part of a project to rehabilitate El Vado dam in New Mexico, US.
Improvement works continue at 100-year-old Sir Adam Beck I station
Two new turbine and generators are set to be to be placed into service later this year at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) flagship Sir Adam Beck I Generating Station (GS) in...