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2014-05-08 12:23:41

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith has been awarded a services contract for the extensive modernization of three hydropower generators at the Kettle Generating Station in the province of Manitoba in Canada. The scope of supply for Voith Hydro includes the replacement of stator frames, new cores and windings as well as pole re-insulation and the installation of new coolers. Once the project is completed, each of the refurbished units will be rated at 120 MVA. The...

2014-05-06 08:25:25

PARIS, ON, May 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - ANDRITZ HYDRO has formed a new company, Andritz Hydro AFI Inc., for the purchase of assets from former AFI Hydro Inc., of Paris Ontario, Canada who entered receivership February 24, 2014. The company has been successful as a supplier for all types of gates for hydroelectric facilities and water control structures including repairs and replacements. They have supplied gates for a variety of Ontario Power Generation (OPG) plants over the years...

Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma
2014-04-16 15:35:48

Tom Rickey, PNNL Fish-friendly hydropower is the goal of international team Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest — in the blink of an eye. That's similar to what many fish experience when they travel through the turbulent waters near a dam. For some, the change in pressure is simply too big, too fast, and they die or are...

2014-04-11 04:20:05

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xdztl3/water_shortage_to) has announced the addition of the "Water Shortage To Hit Power Sector In India: Is There Is Enough Water To Support India's Power Expansion?" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xdztl3/water_shortage_to ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Why...

2014-04-08 08:24:48

BEIJING, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("China"), today announced that it will hold its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results conference call at 9:00 am ET on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results after the market close on Monday,...

2014-03-19 12:22:36

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k9wbh2/brazil_boilers ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Brazilian Boilers, Turbines & Generators for Power Generation Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Brazil's electricity consumption over the last few years has witnessed an enormous growth. In 2012, about 75% of power generation was accounted for...

2014-02-26 12:27:24

BARNABY, Canada, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising demand for power in Brazil due to increasing urbanization and industrialization is resulting in development of new power plants Growing power demand due to increasing industrialization, urbanization and infrastructural growth are some of the major reasons boosting the boilers, turbines and generators market in Brazil. The country is highly dependent on hydropower to meet its overall power requirements. In 2012,...

2014-02-11 16:21:55

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - ANDRITZ HYDRO, a world market leader in the supply of electromechanical systems and services for hydropower plants, announced the grand opening of its first stator coil manufacturing facility in Peterborough, Ontario. To meet the demand in the North American market, this 17,000 square foot facility will use press curing technology to supply stator coils for use in new and refurbished hydropower generators. First stator coil deliveries...

2014-01-21 08:23:23

BEIJING, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced the appointment of Ms. Min Lin by the Company's Board of Directors as a non-executive director, effective as of January 15, 2014. Ms. Lin's appointment fills in the vacancy in the Company's Board of Directors from the...

2014-01-20 12:21:31

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020 Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020 Summary "Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage),...


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