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Andritz to refurbish Canadian project
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 by Canadian utility company SaskPower has awarded Andritz a €90 million contract to refurbish the E.B. Campbell hydroelectric power station on the Saskatchewan River.

Ranney Falls output to double in refurb project, says OPG
Thursday, October 19, 2017 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is to replace the smallest generator at its historic Ranney Falls Generating Station with a modern 10MW unit, more than doubling the station’s capacity.

Refurbed unit back in service at Volga plant, Russia
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by Power Machines has announced that the hydroelectric unit No 1 has been placed back into operation at RushHydro’s Volga project following an extensive refurbishment involving ...

Modernised Gondo plant inaugurated in Switzerland
Thursday, September 14, 2017 by The Gondo hydroelectric plant in Switzerland is now operating with a capacity of 57MW thanks to an extensive modernisation project at the plant that added a further 12MW.

Third turbine online at modernised Russian hydro plant
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by A $110 million investment programme to modernise Nornickel’s Ust-Khantaiskay hydroelectric power plant has taken another step forward with the third state-of-the art replacement...

Time to consider Agus power plant rehab, says Aboitiz Power president
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by The President and COO of Aboitiz Power, Antonio Moraza, has urged the Philippines Government to consider rehabilitation options for the Agus power plant in Mindanao, which currently has...

Gilkes completes work on Washington hydro schemes
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by Gilkes has completed work on two hydropower schemes for the Washington County Water Conservancy District (WCWCD) in the US.

Power Machines affiliate to modernize Brazil small hydro plant
Thursday, June 29, 2017 by Fezer, an affiliate of Power Machines located in Brazil, and NISHI Electromecanica have agreed a contract for the modernization and repair of a 2MW hydroturbine at the Abranjo power...

Scale model to test Oroville Dam repair options
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by Engineers at Utah State University’s Utah Water Research Laboratory have constructed a 1:50 scale model of the Oroville Dam spillway to assist in the structure’s repair.

Dulas completes small hydro retrofit for Welsh Water
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Renewable energy advisor Dulas has completed a 70kW hydro retrofit project inside an existing water treatment works at Mynydd Llandygai in North Wales. The work adds to the 12MW...

Funds approved for Nurek refurbishment, Tajikistan
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 by Financing totaling US$225.7 million has been approved by the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) for a project to refurbish the 3000MW Nurek hydropower plant...

Power Machines completes Volzhskaya unit upgrade
Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Power Machines has announced that it has placed into commission unit no 2 at RusHydro’s Volzhskaya hydropower plant, upgrading its capacity by 10.5MW.

Plans unveiled for turbine upgrades at Ryan Dam, US
Thursday, April 06, 2017 by NorthWestern Energy has announced it is to upgrade three turbine units at Ryan Dam near Great Falls in Montana, US, adding an additional 5MW of generating capacity to the project.

Andritz wins modernisation contract at Hoover Dam
Thursday, December 29, 2016 by The US Bureau of Reclamation has awarded Andritz Hydro a $6.82 million contract to modernise and overhaul the last three original pressure relief valves at Hoover Dam.

Another unit overhauled at Cheboksarskaya, Russia
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by RusHydro and Power Machines have announced they have completed the overhaul of another hydropower unit at Cheboksarskaya hydroelectric project, with Hydropower Unit 13 featuring...

Beaver Park rehab recognized with national award
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 by AECOM has announced that the Beaver Park Dam Rehabilitation Project in Colorado, US, has been named the “National Rehabilitation Project of the Year” by the Association of State...

Voith to modernize SSE hydro station
Thursday, August 04, 2016 by Voith is to modernize equipment at the Mucomir small hydroelectric power station in Scotland after winning a contract from operator SSE.

Stampede Dam raise to get underway in the US
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Stampede Dam and dike structures in California, US, are being raised by 11.5ft to address dam safety concerns related to large flood events.

Wärtsilä provides seal system for US hydro plant
Monday, June 13, 2016 by Wärtsilä is to help Loup River Public Power District reduce its lifecycle costs at its Monroe powerhouse by converting the oil lubricated seals and bearings to water-lubricated equipment.

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