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SSE’s Tummel Bridge hydro plant to undergo major refurbishment
07 September, 2021
An almost £50 million refurbishment of SSE Renewables’ Tummel...
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Voith wins contract on Niagara power project
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 by The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has awarded Voith Hydro a $275 million contract for mechanical and electrical upgrades as part of a 15-year modernization and digitization...

Five-year refurbishment project starts at Roxburgh station, New Zealand
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by Contact Energy has announced a project to replace half of the 60-year-old hydropower turbines at the 320MW Roxburgh Power Station over the next five years has begun, with Voith...

Indar to modernise Torrejón units
Tuesday, June 08, 2021 by Indar, part of the Ingeteam Group, is to modernise two generating units at the 132MW Torrejón hydroelectric plant on the Tajo River, Spain, after winning a contract from Iberdrola as...

Refurbishment of existing hydropower a key topic at IRENA meeting
Wednesday, May 05, 2021 by Members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and private sector representatives are set to join forces to modernise and refurbish the existing hydropower fleet around...

Major refurbishment for E.B Campbell station, Canada
Friday, April 16, 2021 by Canadian utility SaskPower has announced it is carrying out a thorough and comprehensive refurbishment at the 289MW E.B. Campbell hydroelectric station on the Saskatchewan River...

Essential work reduces safety risk at Paradise Dam, Australia
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by Sunwater has announced it has reached a significant milestone in its work on Paradise Dam near Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, improving the safety of downstream communities.

Rio Tinto invests in Isle-Maligne upgrade, Canada
Monday, March 15, 2021 by Rio Tinto has announced it is investing a further C$92 million in maintenance work and upgrades to improve the reliability and efficiency of its Isle-Maligne hydroelectric station,...

Canada investing in Klemtu hydro rehab project
Thursday, March 11, 2021 by The Governments of Canada and British Columbia have announced funding for two green infrastructure projects, including the modernization and expansion of the Klemtu hydropower plant in BC.

Six units to be replaced at Bratsk hydro plant, Siberia
Thursday, February 25, 2021 by En+ Group has announced it has begun the replacement of six hydraulic units at the it’s Bratsk hydropower plant in Siberia as part of its large-scale "New energy" modernisation programme.

Waba Dam Renewal Project completed ahead of schedule
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced that its Waba Dam Renewal Project has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

Generating unit undergoing rehab at Jebba hydro plant, further work planned
Friday, December 11, 2020 by Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd (MESL), the concessionaire company of Jebba Hydropower Plant in Nigeria, has awarded Andritz Hydro a contract for the integral rehabilitation of...

Voith Hydro completes modernization of digital turbine governors for Kinda plant, Myanmar
Monday, November 23, 2020 by Voith has successfully completed the modernization of digital governors for two units of the Kinda hydropower plant in Myanmar, reviving the plant and contributing to local economic...

NYPA hits milestone in digitization project at Robert Moses plant, NY
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The first hydroelectric generator at the Robert Moses Power Plant is undergoing digitization, marking the first milestone in New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) 15-year modernization...

American Hydro to complete upgrades of Keokuk hydro plant units
Friday, October 16, 2020 by American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, is to complete the upgrade and refurbishment of two turbines at Ameren Corporation’s historic Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, US.

Lukoil completes reconstruction of Krasnopolyanskaya’s hydraulic structures
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 by Lukoil has finished reconstruction work on the hydraulic structures at the Krasnopolyanskaya hydropower complex in the Krasnodar region, Russia, increasing the volume of water that...

Major refurbishment for Drax’s Galloway hydro scheme
Friday, October 09, 2020 by Drax has confirmed it is to spend almost £6 million on refurbishment of a key piece of the historic Galloway hydropower scheme’s infrastructure in Scotland.

Equipment shipped and unit due for commissioning at Cheboksarskaya plant, Russia
Monday, October 05, 2020 by Power Machines has announced it has manufactured and completed the shipment of generating equipment for unit No. 6 of the Cheboksarskaya hydropower plant, with unit No. 4 at the...

Studio Pietrangeli to work on Pontecosi Dam rehab
Monday, August 10, 2020 by Enel Green Power has recently contracted Studio Pietrangeli to work on the design of the rehabilitation of Pontecosi Dam, located in Tuscany, Italy.

Calls for more better financing and regulation for hydro modernisation in South American
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by More investment and regulatory support is urgently needed to encourage the modernisation of hydropower projects in South America, a blog published by the International...

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