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Major refurbishment of historic UK hydro station complete
07 July, 2020
A 1.1m refurbishment of the historic Stonebyres hydroelectric power...
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Toshiba ESS wins contract on Sedawgyi rehabilitation project, Myanmar
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) is to supply equipment for the rehabilitation of the Sedawgyi Hydropower Plant in Myanmar.

Milestone for temporary repair of Toddbrook Dam, UK
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 by The Canal & River Trust charity in the UK said it has achieved a significant milestone in the important temporary repair project to enhance the resilience of Toddbrook Dam’s...

AVZ Power to investigate refurb of Mpiana-Mwanga, DRC
Monday, February 24, 2020 by AVZ Power, a subsidiary of AVZ Minerals Limited, has signed an MOU with Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Energy to investigate the feasibility...

GE to work on Angat rehab in the Philippines
Monday, February 10, 2020 by Angat Hydropower Corporation has awarded GE Renewable Energy a contract to rehabilitate the 218MW Angat hydropower plant located in the Philippines – the first major...

Lukoil completes upgrade work at Belorechenskaya, Russia
Friday, February 07, 2020 by Lukoil has competed a major modernization of the Belorechenskaya hydropower station in Russia’s Krasnodar Region, raising the project’s capacity by over 30%.

Mikany Dam upgrade begins in Tasmania, Australia
Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Australian utility TasWater has commenced upgrade work on the Mikany Dam, with contractor Gradco set to start site preparation in February.

Reconstruction completed on further unit at Cheboksarskaya plant, Russia
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 by RusHydro and Power Machines have said they have completed the next stage of modernization of the Cheboksarskaya hydropower plant, with unit No. 11 put into operation with an...

Capacity increase of the Tannuwald hydropower plant
Thursday, November 07, 2019 by Energie Electrique du Simplon is investing CHF 20 million in the comprehensive refurbishment of the Tannuwald hydropower plant in the Swiss canton of Valais, with the first of the...

Unico Mechanical to work on Hoover Dam repairs
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by Unico Mechanical has announced it is to work on the rehabilitation, fabrication and repair of components at Hoover Dam after being named one of four companies to be awarded a...

Safety modifications completed at Steinaker Dam
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 by Normal operations have resumed at the Steinaker Dam in Utah, US, following dam safety modification work at the project.

ZRA awards Kariba dam spillway rehabilitation contract
Wednesday, October 02, 2019 by A consortium of GE Hydro France and Freyssinet International has been awarded the tender for the rehabilitation of the spillway at Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river basin between Zambia...

Funds agreed for rehab work in Zambia
Friday, September 20, 2019 by Germany’s Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) has approved a $46 million loan to the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (Zesco) that will be used to rehabiliate and expand...

Dam raise project in Queensland gets OK to move to next stage
Friday, September 06, 2019 by The Queensland Government has given the green light for a proposal to raise Burdekin Falls Dam wall to progress to the next stage.

Verbund gets OK for Jettenbach-Töging refurbishment
Thursday, August 29, 2019 by Verbund Innkraftwerke has been given the OK by authorities to begin a project to renovate and increase efficiency at the Jettenbach-Töging power plant in the Mühldorf district in...

Finland’s Salhami project refurbished
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Salahmi hydroelectric project in Finland has been successfully refurbished, with a double-regulated Mavel Z Kaplan turbine having been commissioned in the spring. System...

USBR planning rehab work at American Falls Dam
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by American Falls Dam, a 94ft-high composite concrete and earth gravity-type dam on the Snake River in Power County, near the town of American Falls, Idaho, will undergo maintenance...

GE upgrades Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation
Thursday, June 06, 2019 by GE’s Grid Solutions business has announced it has performed key upgrades on three 765 kV Fixed Series Compensation (FSC) banks at Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation.

Funds for hydro upgrades in Myanmar
Thursday, May 02, 2019 by Five hydropower plants are to be upgraded in Myanmar following the approval of a €35.7 million loan from the French Development Agency (AFD), the Myanmar Times has reported.

Vattenfall expects 600MW extra hydro from existing plants by 2023
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by Vattenfall has announced it is working towards raising the available output of the company’s hydropower plants by 600MW by 2023 without a single new dam being built. The move will...

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