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Jul 14, 2015, 14:30 ET

Oregon Shines Light on Hydropower's Value

 With its vast supply of clean and renewable hydropower that works in concert with the surrounding environment, Oregon provides the perfect...

Jun 22, 2015, 13:46 ET
The Riel electrical station is located at the junction of major high voltage power lines. Its synchronous condensers will stabilize the grid. (Source: Voith)

Voith to Supply Synchronous Condensers to Manitoba Hydro's Riel Project

Voith Hydro and its consortium partner were officially awarded the contract for the Riel Synchronous Condensers project by Manitoba Hydro. This...

Jun 12, 2015, 11:41 ET
(Source: Columbia Power Corp.) The Waneta Expansion Project powers about 60,000 homes per year through clean, renewable hydroelectric power.

Waneta Expansion Project is Now Generating Clean, Renewable and Cost Effective Power

The Waneta Expansion Limited Partnership (WELP), between Fortis Inc., Columbia Power Corporation and Columbia Basin Trust, has connected the Waneta...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:27 ET

Voith Hails Hydro's Progress, Future at Annual NHA Conference

 As the National Hydropower Association's annual conference continues in Washington, DC, Voith is excited about the future of hydropower and...

Mar 30, 2015, 12:44 ET

Federal Hydropower Agreement a Positive Sign for America's Largest Source of Renewable Energy

The Departments of Interior and Energy, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works division, announced last week they have extended...

Dec 29, 2014, 12:39 ET

Voith Hydro Closes out another Successful Year

 As 2014 comes to a close, Voith Hydro is celebrating a strong year that included many new contracts for new generating equipment and...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:29 ET
Voith has been awarded the contract to upgrade and rehabilitate 10 turbines at Grant County PUD's Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Awarded Contract for Upgrading Priest Rapids Dam in Washington

 Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse at Grant County (Washington)...

Aug 13, 2014, 15:49 ET
Voith Hydro's Director of Sales and Marketing Carl Atkinson participates in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project located at the Lake Red Rock Dam near Pella, IA. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith congratulates Missouri River Energy Services for breaking ground on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

 Ground was officially broken on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project (RRHP) today, which will retrofit the Lake Red Rock Dam near Pella, IA to...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:59 ET
Voith Hydro will rehabilitate three units at the Army Corps of Engineers' Center Hill Dam Powerhouse in Lancaster, Tennessee. HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower conference, is taking place this week in Nashville. (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Highlights Innovation in Small Hydro and Environmentally-Friendly Technologies at HydroVision International 2014

 Voith Hydro will exhibit a variety of environmentally-friendly hydropower technologies, including the innovative small hydro StreamDiver and...

Jun 16, 2014, 13:17 ET
Voith stators and distributors being shipped from Hannibal, Ohio and bound for the Smithland Hydroelectric Project in Kentucky (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Ships Stators and Distributors to the Smithland Hydroelectric Project in Kentucky

 Voith Hydro has continued its manufacturing role in American Municipal Power's Ohio River projects through its recent shipment of three...

May 14, 2014, 11:57 ET

Voith Celebrates Dedication of Badger Hydro Plant

 Voith participated in Kaukauna Utilities Badger Hydro Plant's formal dedication yesterday in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. The Badger Hydro Plant...

May 08, 2014, 10:36 ET

Voith awarded service contract for hydropower generator modernization project in the Canadian province of Manitoba

 Voith has been awarded a services contract for the extensive modernization of three hydropower generators at the Kettle Generating Station in...

Jan 07, 2014, 13:51 ET
A Kaplan turbine manufactured at Voith Hydro's facility in York, PA, which is now in use at the Holtwood Hydroelectric Facility on the Susquehanna River.  (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith's Fish-Friendly Turbines Installed at Holtwood Hydroelectric Facility

 Voith Hydro proudly celebrated the recent completion of PPL Generation's expansion of the Holtwood Hydroelectric facility on the nearby...

Aug 12, 2013, 11:34 ET

President Obama Signs Groundbreaking Legislation to Expand U.S. Hydropower Production

 Legislation designed to expand hydropower production in the United States by improving and streamlining the licensing process for small...

Jul 23, 2013, 12:08 ET

As Hydropower Legislation Moves through Congress, Voith Hydro Presents at HydroVision International

"The future of American hydropower is bright," declared Voith Hydro President and CEO Kevin Frank at the onset of HydroVision International 2013,...

Feb 13, 2013, 14:19 ET

Hydropower continues to receive strong support in U.S. Congress

Kevin Frank, President and CEO of York, PA-based Voith Hydro, praised the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013, which was passed by the...

Sep 17, 2012, 15:34 ET
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett speaks to Voith employees during the celebration of 135 years of hydropower manufacturing in York, Pennsylvania.  (PRNewsFoto/Voith Hydro)

Voith Celebrates 135 Years of American Hydropower Manufacturing in York, Pennsylvania

 Voith commemorated 135 years of hydropower manufacturing in the York area by hosting a celebration at its facility in West York.  On...

Jul 16, 2012, 14:04 ET

Peak Hydro Services and Voith Hydro's After Market Business Division Combine to Create Voith Hydro Services

As of July 16, Peak Hydro Services and Voith Hydro's After Market Division will merge to create Voith Hydro Services. Voith Hydro Services will be...

Apr 23, 2012, 10:30 ET

Voith Hydro Secures Contract for Generators and Turbines at Red Rock Hydroelectric Facility

Voith Hydro announced today that it has received the contract to provide generators and turbines for the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project (RRHP) on...

Apr 19, 2012, 10:26 ET

Voith Hydro President and CEO Kevin Frank Honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for Innovation in Renewable Energy

Kevin Frank, CEO and President of York, PA-based Voith Hydro, will be honored by the White House on Thursday as a "Champion of Change" for...