-- What Next for Hydropower? The turning of another year is always a great time for review and reflection, both on the 12 months just passed and the opportunities and challenges that are likely to emerge in the coming year.
-- Private Development of the Paul Wilson Station in New Zealand By Craig Scott and Sue WilsonThe 2.3 MW Paul Wilson Station now operating in New Zealand is one of the few hydro facilities in the country privately financed, developed and operated. The developers began working on the project in 2007, and it was commissioned in September 2010.
-- Russia's Race for Refurbishment By David AppleyardWith power demand in Russia and the neighboring Caucasus region experience long-term growth, one of the fastest ways of securing new sources of energy is repowering and refurbishment of existing facilities.
-- Sayano-Shushenskaya defendants face new charges The continued investigation of events leading to the deaths of 75 people at Russia's Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric plant has led to a new round of charges for seven defendants, sources report.