U.S. awards Voith Hydro contract for turbine work at Stockton hydro project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded Voith Hydro Inc. a $30.8 million contract to replace turbine equipment at its 45.2-MW Stockton hydroelectric project in Missouri’s Sac River system.

The hydropower project’s sole Kaplan turbine was commissioned in 1973. 

The contract includes work to replace the runner, rewind the generator stator winding, upgrade the hydraulic governor with a digital governor and replace the existing excitation system with a digital excitation system. The contractor will design, manufacture and model test a scale model replacement runner and appurtenances for a Kaplan type turbine.

Recently, the Corps of Engineers awarded Voith Hydro Inc. a contract to design and supply two advanced turbines for the 603-MW Ice Harbor hydroelectric project on Washington’s lower Snake River.

The contract, valued at $10.94 million, will include the design and supply of fixed-blade and adjustable-blade turbine runners to replace existing runners in Units 2 and 3, the Corps of Engineers reported.

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U.S. awards Voith Hydro contract for Ice Harbor hydro project turbine upgrade

The Corps of Engineers awarded Voith Hydro Inc. a contract to design and supply two advanced turbines for the 603-MW Ice Harbor hydroelectric project on Washington’s lower Snake River.

The contract, valued at $10.94 million, will include the design and supply of fixed-blade and adjustable-blade turbine runners to replace existing runners in Units 2 and 3, the Corps of Engineers reported.

The Corps plans to replace turbines at Ice Harbor with “fish friendly” advanced turbines and last year awarded a contract to Destron Fearing for passive integrated transponder technology for fish counting at the hydro project.

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