Mavel, a.s. announced the successful commissioning of the Finnholm hydroelectric power plant, for which Mavel supplied a turbine.
Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) has agreed to buy a small hydroelectric plant on Virginia’s Rockfish River from Blue Sky Power.
Alstom’s Energy Management Business is offering its Series 6 suite of power plant control and automation technology to the North American market, the company reported.
By Andrew B. Spackman and Richard B. AllenMighty River Power in New Zealand uses optimization software to improve overall performance of its nine hydro facilities. Based on results and lessons learned from initial operations, the utility plans to investigate the expansion of functionality within the system.
Swiss engineering company ABB Ltd. won a US$120 million contract from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG for work on a pumped-storage project in eastern Switzerland.
The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids for technical writing to update standing operating procedures for the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee project in Washington.
Company News Investigation of Russian hydropower accident ordered Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ordered an investigation of the accident that killed 75 people at Russia’s largest hydropower plant, saying any attempt to skimp on safety would be deemed “criminal.” Putin’s comments come after Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said the repairs that were underway at...
Four small hydro enthusiasts applied ingenuity and practical thinking to bring the 940-kW Onekaka hydro project in New Zealand — abandoned in the 1950s — back to working order.
Ukraine utility OJSC UkrHydroEnergo seeks bids to supply protection and control systems for eight hydroelectric projects and the utility's hydro dispatching center.
The Argentina-Paraguay joint operator Entidad Binacional Yacyreta has extended the deadline for pre-qualification to supply a replacement generation control center for the 3,200-MW Yacyreta hydroelectric project on the Parana River.