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Voith Awarded Contract for Upgrading Priest Rapids Dam in Washington

YORK, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire - Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse at Grant County (Washington) Public Utility District's (PUD) Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. More...

Siemens wins new steam turbine module order with Drax Power in the UK

Siemens Energy, Inc. - Siemens Energy Service Fossil in Newcastle has won a new multi-million pound order for the supply and installation of three intermediate pressure (IP) steam turbine modules with Drax Power Limited, owner of the UK's largest power station. more...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...
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Siemens to focus its renewable energy activities on wind and hydro power

Siemens Energy, Inc. - In connection with the previously announced company program 2014, Siemens will modify its business strategy and organizational setup with respect to renewable energy. more...

ABB wins $20 million Swiss order to boost efficiency of hydroelectric power plants

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders worth around $20 million from two power utilities managed by Axpo, a leading Swiss power utility, to refurbish the generators at two of its hydroelectric power plants. more...

Energy Central Powers On GenerationHub.com

Energy Central - GenerationHub.com, Energy Central's new online intelligence service for the electric power generation industry, is now live. more...

Articles 

By Harry Valentine
On: August 28, 2014
Several years ago, a summer drought caused water levels to drop to near critical levels in the James Bay hydroelectric power dams of Hydro Quebec, a utility that exports a large portion of its generating more...
By Kristopher Settle
On: July 1, 2013
A pipeline connecting Canadian resources to the American shoreline is only a step or two away from fruition, with federal permits and local opposition representing the largest stumbling blocks. Sound familiar? more...
By Kristopher Settle
On: June 26, 2013
Pardon the pun, but last week marked a true watershed moment for the Ontario Power Authority and the local community. more...
By Eric Hahn P.E.
On: April 22, 2013
Earlier this month, the Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, Rear Admiral Kevin Slates, posted a thought provoking piece entitled "Reconsidering Energy Use in 2013". According to his posting, more...
By Harry Valentine
On: December 7, 2011
Canadian engineer Louis Michaud of Vortex Engine has undertaken much research into producing artificial tornadoes that may drive wind turbines. Michaud based his research on the occurrence of natural tornadoes, cyclones and the counterpart, waterspouts more...

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