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Andritz wins valve rehab contract for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a contract worth $6.82 million to Andritz Hydro to modernize and overhaul three original pressure relief valves at the 2,078-MW Hoover Dam.
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Andritz awarded supply contract for 880-MW Gouvaes pumped-storage hydropower plant

Equipment supplier Andritz Hydro GmbH has been awarded a contract by utility Iberdrola Generacion to supply electromechanical equipment and a penstock for the 880-MW Gouvaes pumped-storage hydropower plant in Portugal.
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Andritz receives orders for three Latin American hydropower plants

Global supplier Andritz Hydro has signed contracts to provide equipment for three hydroelectric projects in Brazil and Nicaragua, the company's Austrian headquarters announced this week.

Andritz wins rewind, cavitation repair contract for 810-MW Lower Monumental hydro plant

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $12,973,090 contract to Andritz Hydro for generator rewinds and turbine cavitation repairs at the 810-MW Lower Monumental hydroelectric plant in Washington.
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Norte Energia awards supply contracts for Brazil’s 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant

Brazil's Norte Energia has awarded a pair of contracts for the supply of mechanical equipment to be provided for Brazil's massive 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydroelectric complex.

Dam Love Means Rehabilitation and Replacement

Hydro Review presents information on several rehabilitation projects in North America ranging in price from US$10 million to $1.3 billion that are either in the planning stage or already undergoing much-needed repair.

Upgrading Two Pumped Storage Plants to Variable Speed

Two French pumped storage hydropower plants of a similar vintage and sharing some design features - but with specific hydraulic design requirements - are being upgraded, one to variable speed. Work so far suggests that such a conversion is an effective approach.

Effects of Increased Solar and Wind Energy on Hydro Plant Operation

In many countries, needs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have led to increased installation of intermittent renewables such as wind and solar.

Viewpoint: Making MHK Commercial Means Considering Commerce

Attending the Ocean Energy Europe event in Paris recently the considerable presence of developers and manufacturers signalled a long-term transformation for the sector, which - for tidal stream in particular - is now emerging as a technological reality.

U.S. seeks renovation, operation, maintenance of 422-MW Hartwell hydro project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, renovation and operation of 422-MW Hartwell Dam on Georgia's Savannah River.