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Pacific Gas and Electric joins other California utilities to host HydroVision International 2011

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has agreed to be an official host utility for HydroVision International 2011. The Sacramento Municipal Utility District and the California Department of Water Resources earlier agreed to be host utilities for the event.

HydroVision International 2011 is scheduled July 19-22, 2011, in Sacramento, Calif., USA.

The four-day event, held at the Sacramento Convention Center, will bring more than 2,500 hydropower professionals from throughout the world to the Sacramento area and is expected to generate about $4 million in direct spending for the local economy.

The conference and trade show will feature a large exhibition floor and more than 400 speakers who will discuss a wide range of topics and issues, from project planning to new innovations in hydrokinetic energy production. Also, a technical tour of the 760-MW Oroville hydroelectric project on the Feather River will be offered to conference delegates. Oroville Dam, at 770 feet high, is the tallest dam in the U.S.

HydroVision International 2011 is owned and produced by PennWell. For more information, about HydroVision International, visit www.hydroevent.com.

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