Hydroelectric power has been a staple in Canada's energy mix for more than a century, but its role is evolving. Find out how politics, social responsibility and foreign markets are shaping the industry's future.
In recognition of its 100 years of continuous operation that have resulted in a reliable supply of clean electricity for the province of Alberta, Canada, TransAlta Corp.'s 19-MW Kananaskis facility has been added to the 2013 Hydro Hall of Fame.
Review is currently under way of the Canadian province of Ontario's new Long Term Energy Plan. By 2018, the province will add more than 900 MW of hydropower - an 11% increase - with much more potential possible.
The authors have developed a quantitative rating process and standardized methodology for determining the condition of a hydropower plant by assessing parts, components, units and overall plants.
We report on dam removal fairly regularly on our website, HydroWorld.com, as part of our commitment to bring you comprehensive news on the hydroelectric power industry. Avoiding this particular subset of the industry, despite the overt negative connotations, would be an obvious oversight. Dam removal happens, and we need to talk about it.
Two federal RPS proposals include hydroelectric power
The bluesy tune of a saxophone is heard through the trees by more than 1,000 attendees at a blues festival at Pilgrim Creek Park in Noxon, Mont.
FERC approves sale of 11 FirstEnergy hydro plants
ASME releases book on fluid mechanics, water hammer
Hydroelectric power's future in Ontario strong, minister says
Funding increased for research in Canada's Bay of Fundy
EPRI, NYPA testing concrete crawler robot
FEMA releases Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety
Jones named power supply and environmental affairs officer
- 1,300 companies from throughout the world
- 6,000 hydro products and services
- Search for a specific company, product or service