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21 July, 2009
Michael J Robertson of consulting engineers Knight Piésold discusses the technical aspects of a project to redevelop BC Hydro’s Aberfeldie hydroelectric project, including the optimization exercise, geotechnical investigations, hydraulic model studies of possible sediment excluders, removal of the old components and replacement with new
Hydro power in Ethiopia - the staged construction of Tekeze Arch Dam
11 May, 2009
Upon completion at the end of February 2009, the Tekeze Concrete Arch Dam in Ethiopia became the highest dam on the African Continent. Here James R Stevenson and Mihret Debebe provide further details of the staged construction and filling sequence for the dam, while summarizing and updating the status of the power projects currently underway in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia by the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Andritz's hydro results up in Q1
08 May, 2009
Andritz Hydro has posted improved results across the board for the first quarter to 31 March compared to the same three month period last year.
Conflict and cooperation in South America
08 May, 2009
Despite widespread cross-border problems, South America has more than its fair share of major bilateral hydro schemes. Itaipu remains one of the region’s largest hydro ventures, but what other schemes are on the cards? Neil Ford reports
Working in partnership
17 March, 2009
The 23.6MW Umbata Falls run-of-river hydroelectric plant on the White River in Ontario, Canada, has been developed through a partnership with Innergex and the Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation. Renaud de Batz gives more details
HPPC awards Kashang civils to HCC, calls for E&M bids
17 February, 2009
Himachal Pradesh Power Corp (HPPC) has awarded a contract for key civils works on the Kashang project to Hindustan Construction Co (HCC), and called for tenders for the electromechanical works.
Andritz Hydro wins Alkumru order
04 February, 2009
Andritz Hydro has been awarded the full electro-mechanical equipment contract for the Alkumru plant in Turkey.
Andritz rebrands group name
21 January, 2009
Andritz has changed the name of the companies in its recently expanded group to Andritz Hydro and is dropping the use of VA Tech Hydro.