GE powers Ugandan hydro.

GE powers Ugandan hydro.

Five 50MW Kaplan turbines supplied to 250MW Bujagali project GE has provided electro-mechanical equipment for the 250MW Bujagali hydro plant in Uganda. The work involved supply of five 50MW Kaplan turbines, control and protection systems and balance of plant for Italian EPC and civil works contractor Salini Hydro, GE said. Balance of plant included a […]

World’s 2nd largest hydropower station to use domestically made equipment.

World’s 2nd largest hydropower station to use domestically made equipment.

The world’s second largest hydropower station, Baihetan, in Southwest China, will use Chinese turbines. Baihetan is on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze, straddling Sichuan and Yunnan provinces. With an installed capacity of 16 million kilowatts, the dam is expected to generate more than 60 billion kW hours of electricity per year, […]

Fezer wins contract to repair 2-MW turbine at Abranjo hydro plant in Brazil.

Fezer wins contract to repair 2-MW turbine at Abranjo hydro plant in Brazil.

NISHI Electromecanica and Fezer, an affiliate of Power Machines, have signed a contract to modernize and repair a 2-MW turbine at the Abranjo hydro plant. Abranjo, in Rio Grande do Sul state in Brazil, is owned by Electra Power generating group. The Abranjo powerhouse contains three 2-MW turbine-generator units. NISHI Electromecanica is repairing the generator, and […]

GE Renewable Energy announces agreement to provide Cube Hydro with aerating turbines.

GE Renewable Energy announces agreement to provide Cube Hydro with aerating turbines.

Technology Improves environmental habitat for aquatic wildlife in the Yadkin River system GE R&D key to advanced design and manufacturing process for turbines GE Renewable Energy and Cube Hydro Partners announced that they have entered into an agreement to provide three aerating turbines to Cube Hydro Partners for their High Rock plant in North Carolina. […]

Voith and China Three Gorges enhance cooperation in hydropower business.

Voith and China Three Gorges enhance cooperation in hydropower business.

On 1 June 2017, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel together witnessed Mr. Lu Chun (Chairman of China Three Gorges Corporation) and Dr. Hubert Lienhard (President and CEO of Voith Group) signing an agreement in Berlin which enhances their further strategic cooperation in the hydropower business. China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) is […]

Power Machines in Brazilian hydro project deal.

Power Machines in Brazilian hydro project deal.

Power Machines’ Brazilian subsidiary Power Machines Fezer is to manufacture and supply three mini turbines complete with impellers for the Teodoro Schlickmann hydropower plant in Brazil – the first in the country to install this type of equipment. Under the contract, the company will design, manufacture, and supply three hydraulic siphon-type turbines with a capacity […]

A piece of 1.2 thousand tons is installed in one of the machines of Brazil’s Belo Monte.

A piece of 1.2 thousand tons is installed in one of the machines of Brazil’s Belo Monte.

The assembly of generator unit # 6 of the main house of the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Power Plant goes another step with the installation of the generator rotor, held yesterday (02/13). The set of components of 1.2 thousand tons was positioned with the aid of the cranes of the House of. This is the last […]

Andritz to supply turbines for Austria’s 18-MW Graz hydropower project.

Andritz to supply turbines for Austria’s 18-MW Graz hydropower project.

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Energie Steiermark to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the new hydropower plant to be built in the Puntigam district of Graz. Commissioning is planned for the first half of 2019. ANDRITZ HYDRO will supply two bulb turbines (capacity: 2 x 9 MW) with a runner diameter […]

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