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...

Votorantim Energia upgrades data transmission at four hydro plants

Brazil’s Votorantim Energia has improved the transmission of operating data to national grid operator ONS from four of its hydro plants. The upgrades plants are...

BHEL receives orders for 960-MW Polavaram hydro project and pump-motor sets in India

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has received orders, valued at INR3,200 Crore (US$435.6 million), for electromechanical works for the 960-MW Polavaram Hydro Electric Project...

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