29 Jul '18, 12pm

GE Renewable Energy Selected for Hydropower Project

The announcement was made during the Hydrovision conference taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina. The project includes refurbishment of powerhouse generators 51, 52, and 54 (3 x 145 MVA) as well as engineering and site work. The project will improve the nameplate output of the generators from 166 MVA (generators 51 and 53) and 170 MVA (generator 52) to 190 MVA, reducing power loses and enhancing grid stability. The project will be managed by GE Renewable Energy's teams based in Denver, Colorado, and Brossard, Canada. Onsite work on the generators covered in this project is set to begin in July, 2019, and is scheduled to be completed by May, 2022. GE Renewable Energy was also selected earlier this year by the Eugene Water & Electric Board, a public utility serving the Eugene, Oregon, area, to rehabilitate two 50 MW turbine-generator units on the Carmen Smith Hydroelect...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/small_hydro/ge-re...

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