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Ukrhydroenergo signs deal with GE Vernova to restore Ukrainian hydropower facilities
21 September, 2023
Ukrhydroenergo has inked a Memorandum of Collaboration with GE...
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GE Vernova completes first of six upgrades at Qairokkum hydropower plant, Tajikistan
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 by GE Vernova's hydropower business has successfully completed the upgrade of the first of six Kaplan turbine and generator units at the Qairokkum hydropower plant in the...

ASU and SRP collaborate on hydropower research projects for asset preservation and modernization
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 by Arizona State University (ASU) has joined forces with the Salt River Project (SRP) to embark on two research projects focused on preserving and maintaining value of the hydropower...

GE Vernova chosen to upgrade Grand Rapids hydropower plant in Canada
Monday, September 04, 2023 by GE Vernova's Hydro Power division has been selected by Manitoba Hydro to undertake the replacement of the Unit-4 Kaplan runner at the 479MW Grand Rapids Generating Station on...

GE Vernova chosen for Xiangjiaba project upgrade
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 by GE Vernova revealed today it has been selected by Yangtze Power to carry out a substantial upgrade for the Xiangjiaba Hydropower Plant located in China. GE’s work will span the...

Consortium of AFRY, Niras and Inuplan wins consultancy contract for Buksefjorden hydroelectric plant expansion
Tuesday, August 01, 2023 by A consortium comprising AFRY, NIRAS, and Inuplan has been selected to provide consultancy services for the expansion of Greenland's largest hydroelectric power plant, the...

Muela power station unit one successfully restored after year-long effort
Thursday, July 27, 2023 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has announced it has successfully restored and brought back Unit 1 at the Muela Power Station into operation. The unit had...

Ukraine initiates pilot project to rebuild Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant
Thursday, July 20, 2023 by The Government of Ukraine has given the green light to a pilot project aimed at rebuilding the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant, which was destroyed in an explosion in early June.

GE Vernova's hydropower business to upgrade Rotorpoles at Aurland plant, Norway
Friday, June 30, 2023 by GE Vernova's hydropower business has been chosen by Hafslund Eco to provide new Rotorpoles for the 3x 280MW / 300 MVA water-cooled generators used by the Aurland 1 hydropower plant...

Works underway to improve reliability of Coolmunda Dam
Monday, June 19, 2023 by Coolmunda Dam, located near Inglewood in Australia, is undergoing various initiatives to bolster its reliability and improve the catchment's flood warning network. Dam operator,...

Consto secures new contract for dam rehabilitation in Norway
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 by Consto Dambygg AS has recently secured a new contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the rehabilitation of seven dams located in Høyanger, Norway. The contract builds upon...

Major overhaul begins at OPG’s R.H. Saunders hydroelectric project
Friday, March 31, 2023 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has launched a 16-year overhaul of the 1045MW R.H. Saunders Generating Station, the second-largest hydroelectric project in Ontario, Canada.

Report finds advanced manufacturing has key role in modernising hydropower industry
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 by A new report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) suggests that advanced manufacturing and materials could be the key to modernizing the US hydropower industry.

Emergency repairs completed at Lake Brewster as part of extensive refurb process
Monday, March 27, 2023 by WaterNSW has restored function to critical inlet infrastructure at Lake Brewster that was extensively damaged during major flooding in late 2022.

USBR refurbishes intake structure at Trinity hydro plant
Friday, March 24, 2023 by Work is expected to be complete by the end of this month on a dam maintenance project at the Trinity reservoir in California, US, with the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) is...

Paradise Dam project moves forward
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 by A project to restore Paradise Dam near Bundaberg in Australia is forging ahead, with enabling works to begin shortly, including work on the dam’s outlet valves.

NCC to remodel Hammarforsen hydropower plant for Statkraft
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 by NCC has announced it has been commissioned by Statkraft to help improve dam safety at the Hammarforsen hydropower plant, including remodelling a spillway to increase discharge capacity.

Upgrades progressing at Tarraleah Power Station, Tasmania
Friday, March 17, 2023 by Construction of a new water intake on Lake King William that feeds Tarraleah hydropower station is progressing, Hydro Tasmania has announced, with the work part of a major project...

Upgrade project completed at NYPA’s Niagara project control room
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 by Major upgrade work has been completed on the control room at New York Power Authority’s Niagara power plant as part of the $1.1 billion, 15-Year ‘Next Generation Niagara’ Upgrade Project.

Andritz to rehabilitate equipment at Old Hickory hydropower plant, US
Wednesday, March 01, 2023 by Andritz has been contracted by the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Nashville District to rehabilitate the turbines and generators at the 162MW Old Hickory hydroelectric power plant on...

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