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Essential work reduces safety risk at Paradise Dam, Australia
31 March, 2021
Sunwater has announced it has reached a significant milestone in its work...
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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...

Major refurbishment of historic UK hydro station complete
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by A 1.1m refurbishment of the historic Stonebyres hydroelectric power station on the banks of the River Clyde, near Lanark has been completed by energy company Drax Group ahead of...

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.

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.

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