Ukraine utility OJSC UkrHydroEnergo has awarded a contract to ABB Switzerland Ltd. to supply circuit breakers for three hydroelectric projects.
When selecting turbines and generators for small hydro sites, developers seek optimal performance and low costs.
The 320-mw Roxburgh project experienced significant problems related to generator failures since its commissioning in 1956.
Ukraine utility OJSC UkrHydroEnergo seeks bids in two solicitations to supply circuit breakers for five hydroelectric projects.
U.S. utility Energy East Corp. says it plans to invest more than $3 billion in the next three years in reliability and infrastructure, while being environmentally responsive.
CPFL Energia announced the first unit began operation in February at the 880-mw Campos Novos project on the Canoas River in Brazil’s Santa Catarina State.
Verbund, Austria's biggest utility, will enter the fast-growing Turkish electricity market by investing US$326.6 million in a power production joint venture with Sabanci Group.
The Corps of Engineers is calling for proposals to install circuit breakers at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam in Nebraska and South Dakota.
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) operates six hydroelectric powerhouses and dams in central Texas.
To determine the condition of the generators at the 212-MW Powerhouse One at its Rock Island project, Chelan County Public Utility District installed an air gap monitoring system.