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American Governor wins industry honor from SmartCEO

Hydroelectric power technology manufacturer American Governor Co. has been honored by SmartCEO magazine as the recipient of its 2014 Circle of Excellence Award in Manufacturing.
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Dates set for HydroVision International 2014

HydroVision International -- the world's largest event dedicated entirely to the hydroelectric power industry -- is heading to Nashville, Tenn., in 2014.

100 Little Moments: How HydroVision International Brings the Hydro Community Together

Although the conference program and exhibition opportunities at HydroVision International are top-notch, there is an additional factor that draws the hydro industry together every year in July: the community factor.

Plant Rehabilitation: Overhauling the Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee

Work several years in the making is about to commence at the Third Power Plant of the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee project in Washington. Rehabilitation of all six units, including potential uprating of three of them, will ensure continued reliable operation of this valuable asset and a possible extra 240 MW in generating capacity.

Hydro turbine governor equipment supplier moves to new headquarters

Hydro technology supplier American Governor Company has moved its Pennsylvania headquarters, the company announced.

U.S. awards governor retrofit contracts for hydro projects in Oklahoma

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Pennsylvania-based American Governor Company to retrofit governor systems at the 100-MW Broken Bow and 70-MW Keystone hydroelectric projects in Oklahoma.

U.S. awards transformer replacement contract for Grand Coulee hydropower project

The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded New Mexico-based Gardner Zemke Company a $12.3 million contract to replace 15 transformers in the Left and Right power plants of the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project.

U.S. awards gate chamber rehab contract at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydro project

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded Washington-based Knight Construction & Supply Inc. a US$1.5 million contract for modifications to a wheel-mounted gate servicing chamber in the Third Powerplant at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project.

U.S. extends transformer replacement bidding for 6,809-MW Grand Coulee

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to replace 15 transformers in the Left and Right Power plants of the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project.