U.S. DOE releases hydropower value study

To reveal the current landscape and prospective role and influence of hydropower operations on the electric grid in the U.S., the Department of Energy’s...

Mainstream Energy names ANDRITZ to modernize unit at 578.4-MW Jebba hydro plant

ANDRITZ reports it has received an order from Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited to modernize one generation unit at the 578.4-MW Jebba hydro plant on...

Reclamation releases report on water reliability in the western U.S.

The Bureau of Reclamation has released a summary report assessing climate change impacts to water uses in the western U.S.: the Water Reliability in...

Thermal plant output in Peru dips nearly 15% in 2020, due in part to...

Peru’s power grid operator COES reports that that electricity generation totaled 49,179 GWh in 2020, down 7% from 2019, due to reduced offtake on...

New Development: Increasing Value during Refurbishment

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021 • 12pm - 1pm (America/New_York)

Significant new generation can be achieved worldwide by rehabilitating and uprating existing, aging hydro plants. In Canada, with a national commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the existing hydropower fleet of nearly 85,000 MW must be optimized to contribute maximally to power system supply adequacy, reliability and resilience.

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Bender CCP and Unico Mechanical announce acquisition of Accurate Machine and Tool

Bender CCP and Unico Mechanical have completed their acquisition of Accurate Machine and Tool (AMT) of Corona, Calif. AMT provides in-place machining and turbine...

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