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Tractebel engaged in historic weir refurb
14 January, 2022
Experts from Tractebel Hydroprojekt are overseeing the renovation of...
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GE to help refurb Long Lake hydro plant, US
Thursday, January 13, 2022 by GE Renewable Energy is to modernize four generator units at the Long Lake hydropower plant in Washington, US, under a service contract with Avista Utilities. Upon completion of...

Major overhaul of Grand Coulee hydroelectric units complete
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 by The overhaul of hydroelectric power generating units 22, 23 and 24 inside the Nathaniel “Nat” Washington Power Plant at the 6809MW Grand Coulee Dam – the largest power generating...

Austrian hydro plants revitalized to power cement works
Monday, November 22, 2021 by A two-year project to rebuild and optimize hydropower plants on the Görtschitz river in Austria has been completed, W&P Zement has announced, with the three plants now providing a...

Works at Lake Eppalock's main spillway complete
Tuesday, November 09, 2021 by Rock stability works at Lake Eppalock’s main spillway in Victoria, Australia, wrapped earlier this month, with the project set to ensure that Goulburn-Murray Water’s (GMW)...

Repairs to start early 2022 on Glen Elder Dam
Thursday, November 04, 2021 by Ames Construction Inc has won a $41.2 million contract from the US Bureau of Reclamation for repairs at Glen Elder Dam in north central Kansas, with work set to begin in early 2022.

Planning application submitted for Toddbrook Reservoir repair
Friday, October 22, 2021 by In a major step forward in the restoration of Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, the Canal & River Trust charity has confirmed that it has submitted a planning application for...

Upgrade complete at Ust-Khantayskaya hydro plant, Russia
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 by The Ust-Khantayskaya hydropower plant in Norilsk, Russia has been recommissioned following an extensive modernisation project that saw the plant’s capacity increase to 511MW from 441MW.

Major upgrade project completed at Buchanan Dam
Monday, October 11, 2021 by The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has completed a $51 million, 12 year project to upgrade the floodgates at Buchanan Dam in Texas to maintain continued reliable and...

SSE’s Tummel Bridge hydro plant to undergo major refurbishment
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 by An almost £50 million refurbishment of SSE Renewables’ Tummel Bridge hydroelectric power station in the Highlands of Scotland is set to get underway, with construction work to commence...

Voith wins contract on Niagara power project
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 by The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has awarded Voith Hydro a $275 million contract for mechanical and electrical upgrades as part of a 15-year modernization and digitization...

Five-year refurbishment project starts at Roxburgh station, New Zealand
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by Contact Energy has announced a project to replace half of the 60-year-old hydropower turbines at the 320MW Roxburgh Power Station over the next five years has begun, with Voith...

Indar to modernise Torrejón units
Tuesday, June 08, 2021 by Indar, part of the Ingeteam Group, is to modernise two generating units at the 132MW Torrejón hydroelectric plant on the Tajo River, Spain, after winning a contract from Iberdrola as...

Refurbishment of existing hydropower a key topic at IRENA meeting
Wednesday, May 05, 2021 by Members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and private sector representatives are set to join forces to modernise and refurbish the existing hydropower fleet around...

Major refurbishment for E.B Campbell station, Canada
Friday, April 16, 2021 by Canadian utility SaskPower has announced it is carrying out a thorough and comprehensive refurbishment at the 289MW E.B. Campbell hydroelectric station on the Saskatchewan River...

Essential work reduces safety risk at Paradise Dam, Australia
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by Sunwater has announced it has reached a significant milestone in its work on Paradise Dam near Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, improving the safety of downstream communities.

Rio Tinto invests in Isle-Maligne upgrade, Canada
Monday, March 15, 2021 by Rio Tinto has announced it is investing a further C$92 million in maintenance work and upgrades to improve the reliability and efficiency of its Isle-Maligne hydroelectric station,...

Canada investing in Klemtu hydro rehab project
Thursday, March 11, 2021 by The Governments of Canada and British Columbia have announced funding for two green infrastructure projects, including the modernization and expansion of the Klemtu hydropower plant in BC.

Six units to be replaced at Bratsk hydro plant, Siberia
Thursday, February 25, 2021 by En+ Group has announced it has begun the replacement of six hydraulic units at the it’s Bratsk hydropower plant in Siberia as part of its large-scale "New energy" modernisation programme.

Waba Dam Renewal Project completed ahead of schedule
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced that its Waba Dam Renewal Project has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

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