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Upgrades progressing at Tarraleah Power Station, Tasmania
17 March, 2023
Construction of a new water intake on Lake King William that feeds...
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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...

San Francisco hydro project back in full operation following refurbishment
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 by The 212MW San Francisco hydroelectric project in Ecuador is back to full operation following the overhaul of one the project’s generating units, CELEC EP HIDROAGOYÁN has announced.

GE to refurbish two more units at Mangla plant, Pakistan
Thursday, February 16, 2023 by GE has been selected by the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to refurbish two hydropower units (9 & 10) at the Mangla hydropower plant in Pakistan as part of a project...

GE to upgrade Don Pedro hydropower plant equipment
Friday, November 11, 2022 by GE Renewable Energy has been contracted by the Turlock Irrigation District (TID) to modernize the powerhouse of the Don Pedro hydropower plant in California, which is jointly owned by...

Community scheme in UK gets major funding
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by 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
Monday, October 31, 2022 by 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
Thursday, October 06, 2022 by 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
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 by 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
Monday, September 12, 2022 by 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
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by 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
Friday, July 08, 2022 by 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
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 by 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
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 by 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
Friday, May 06, 2022 by 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
Wednesday, May 04, 2022 by 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
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by 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
Monday, April 11, 2022 by 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
Wednesday, April 06, 2022 by 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.

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