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AVZ Power, a subsidiary of AVZ Minerals Limited, has signed an MOU...
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GE to work on Angat rehab in the Philippines
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
WPS to begin upgrades at Wausau hydroelectric dam
Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) in the US is to start refurbishment work at its Wausau hydroelectric dam in May, with a drawdown of the facility's reservoir to start later this month.
Rainpower to upgrade Lang Sima turbines, Norway
Rainpower has announced it is to upgrade two turbines at Statkraft’s Lang Sima hydropower station.
GE Renewable Energy leads consortium to refurbish Qairokkum plant, Tajikistan
The 60-year old Qairokkum hydropower station in Tajikistan is to undergo a complete refurbishment, with six Kaplan units upgraded to increase the plant’s output by 35% to reach 174MW.