Currently being studied for development, the Elmhurst Quarry Pumped Storage Project will take advantage of preexisting resources to bring a renewable energy solution to one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, Chicago.
Work to add a 7.5-MW hydroelectric powerhouse to the existing Dorena Lake Dam should be complete by April 2013. This project illustrates the success of a growing trend of adding hydropower at existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams.
Many exhibitors are already signed up to showcase their products and services in the exhibit hall at HydroVision International 2013 in Denver, Colo. This article provides advance information about some of these companies and what they have to offer.
Balancing the responsibilities of dam ownership with the requirements of dam management can be a challenging task. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources' multi-functional dam asset management plan allows efficient and effective management of a large fleet of dams for the best environmental, economic and recreational outcomes.
The 24-MW LaGrande hydroelectric project has been a reliable source of power generation for owner Tacoma Power for the past century. This facility, on the Nisqually River in Washington State, is the most recent inductee into Hydro Review's Hydro Hall of Fame.
Research into the effects of sudden pressure changes inside a turbine on fish is providing valuable insight to guide the design of fish-friendly turbines. Installation of a new unit at 603-MW Ice Harbor is intended to provide field results to evaluate the success of this work.
Judge allows Alcoa to start over with Yadkin environmental licensing
IEEE releases two new hydroelectric standards
Boulder completes rehabilitation of 5-MW project
Cost estimates jump for 824-MW Muskrat Falls project
Eaton to develop utility-scale energy generation for U.S. Navy
Study shows Susquehanna reservoirs near sediment capacity
Michigan announces plan to bolster state's dam safety
CEO of Bently Nevada Corporation dies at 88
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