Publication: Hydro World

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. seeks firms to replace generator-motor stators at 600-MW Carters Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to manufacture replacement stator components at Carters Pumped-Storage facility, part of the 600-MW Carters Dam hydroelectric project in Georgia. Responses are due April 25.Carters Dam ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

FERC backs state in blocking 401 certification for 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydro project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has agreed with a South Carolina appeals court that found the state did not waive its right to issue water quality certification necessary for the relicensing of Duke Energy's 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydroelectric ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Guinea renews call for social-environmental assessment of 75-MW Garafiri hydro project, thermal plant

Guinea state-owned utility Electricite de Guinee (EDG) has renewed its invitation for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a social and environmental assessment of the 75-MW Garafiri hydroelectric project and the 140.5-MW Tombo thermal ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Executives at Brazilain hydroelectric power operators Cemig, CESP resign

Two high-ranking board members from Brazilian utilities Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) and Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo (CESP) have resigned, according to separate announcements from both companies.The first, Dorothea Werneck, served ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says

Modifications to the Wanapum and Rock Island Dam fish ladders appear to be successful, according to initial results reported by the Grant County Public Utilities District.Modifications to the fish ladders was made necessary after Grant PUD discovered ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Corps seeks arc flash analysis at Tulsa District hydro projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest to perform short circuit and arc flash analysis at various facilities, including its hydroelectric projects in the Corps' Tulsa District. Responses are due April 25.The Tulsa District operates ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bank funding for 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydro project to strengthen Zambia utility

Utilizing funds for development of the 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydroelectric project, the European Investment Bank (EIB) invites applications for pre-qualification to help strengthen Zambia Electricity Supply Corp. (ZESCO). Responses are due May 15.EIB is ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

AES awards contract for underground work at Alto Maipo hydroelectric plant

A group comprised of Norway's Multiconsult, Skava of Chile and Amberg of Switzerland has been awarded a contract to provide owners engineer services for underground works at the 531-MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile.The contract, offered by ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. seeks firms for digital governor commissioning at Northwest hydro plants

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to providing digital governor commissioning and training services at Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts. Responses are due April 23.The government ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Floods affecting northeastern dams, hydropower plants

Flooding along the central New York/Pennsylvania border is causing concern for dam and hydropower project operators.According to the National Weather Service, rising waters caused by rain and snow melt have caused moderate flooding on the Black River ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

ASDSO, ASCE meet with Alabama officials to discuss dam safety bill

Experts from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the American Society of Civil Engineers met with officials from Alabama to discuss the implementation of a state dam safety program.Alabama is the only state without such a program, which ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. reissues PIT tag tender for Northwest fish passage studies

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply more than 1 million passive integrated transponder tags for fish passage monitoring in the Columbia River Basin. Bids are due April 23.The latest solicitation by the Corps' Walla Walla District replaces ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]

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"Section 401 of the CleanClean Water Act does not mandate 'final action' by a state, but rather requires that a state must 'act on a certification request within one year.' ...We conclude that where, as here, a state timely issues a certification that will by its terms become final within 15 days if not appealed, the state action is sufficient to avoid waiver" FERC concluded
...htm . Applications, in English, are due by May 15 to the address below, labeled with the contract title and reference code: "Technical assistance for strengthening good corporate governance and compliance at ZESCO – Phase II, TA2014030 ZM IF3."
"Both hydroelectric facilities have safely passed fish for more than 50 years and believe these early results are an indication of what will likely be another successful passage season" Grant PUD said
"A commitment by all states to improving dam safety today will save lives and property tomorrow" Spragens said

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U.S. seeks firms to replace generator-motor sta... [Published Hydro World - Apr 18 2014]
FERC backs state in blocking 401 certification ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 18 2014]
Guinea renews call for social-environmental ass... [Published Hydro World - Apr 18 2014]
Executives at Brazilain hydroelectric power ope... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
Bank funding for 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydro proj... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
Corps seeks arc flash analysis at Tulsa Distric... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
AES awards contract for underground work at Alt... [Published Hydro World - Apr 17 2014]
U.S. seeks firms for digital governor commissio... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
Floods affecting northeastern dams, hydropower ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
ASDSO, ASCE meet with Alabama officials to disc... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
U.S. reissues PIT tag tender for Northwest fish... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydr... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
Africa agency seeks upgrade of Zambezi River wa... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
Canada utility seeks shore stations for two hyd... [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
NYPA releases annual report [Published Hydro World - Apr 16 2014]
Hydro-Quebec celebrates 70th birthday [Published Hydro World - Apr 15 2014]
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Apple acquires 45-Mile small hydropower project [Published Hydro World - Apr 15 2014]
India's NHPC revives pre-qualifying to construc... [Published Hydro World - Apr 15 2014]
French utility awards contracts for small hydro... [Published Hydro World - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. seeks firms for spillway gate maintenance ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 15 2014]
University hopes to use satellites to aid micro... [Published Hydro World - Apr 14 2014]
U.S. seeks concrete demolition, replacement at ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 14 2014]
Vietnam seeks grid link from 260-MW Trung Son h... [Published Hydro World - Apr 14 2014]
Workforce replacement, retention coming to the ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 14 2014]
Hydro Hall of Fame extends 2014 nomination dead... [Published Hydro World - Apr 14 2014]
New York Power Authority to relicense 1,160-MW ... [Published Hydro World - Apr 11 2014]
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U.S. extends bidding for fall protection upgrad... [Published Hydro World - Apr 11 2014]
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