The navigation lock at Bonneville Dam was closed on Thursday, Sept. 5, after lock operators detected problems with the lock during operation. Engineers dewatered the lock Sept. 6, performed an inspection and discovered that the downstream concrete sill, against which lock gates create a water-tight seal, had cracks. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers —...
NorthWestern Energy has announced plans to upgrade its 8-MW Madison Powerhouse with the installation of four new turbine-generator units. The turbines and generators in the Madison Powerhouse, on the Madison River about 10 miles north of Ennis, Mt., are 109 years old. The original powerhouse building will remain in place, largely unaltered, while four new...
Ontario Power Generation’s 92-MW Caribou Falls Generating Station is undergoing a major overhaul to correct erosion at its Block Dam #2.
Vesey has more than 35 years of utility experience, most recently as managing director and CEO of Sydney-based AGL Energy Ltd.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the New York Power Authority is launching a 15-year modernization and digitization program to significantly extend the operating life of the Niagara Power Project.
En+ Group IPJSC, an international vertically integrated aluminium and power producer, has announced its operational results for the six month and three month periods ended June 30, 2019, and hydro was called out several times.
GE Renewable Energy announced at HydroVision that it has signed two hydropower contracts in the U.S. one for FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain project and one for PG&E’s Caribou One hydropower station.
The 24th Class of the Hydro Hall of Fame was inducted on July 23, during the opening keynote session of HydroVision International 2019 being held in Portland, Ore., U.S.
On Monday, July 22, about 30 HydroVision attendees visited the beautiful Hood River Valley outside of Portland, Oregon to tour in-conduit hydropower projects and learn how modernizing irrigation districts is a sustainable solution to help combat a changing climate.
Plans are under way to rebuild one of Ontario Power Generation’s oldest hydroelectric generating stations, which was damaged by a tornado in 2018. Constructed in 1917, the 5-MW Calabogie Generating Station has produced renewable, low-cost electricity on the Madawaska River for decades.