More Environmental News

U.S. seeks firms for fish passage studies at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

07/29/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of performing fish passage studies at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Removal of Maine's Veazie Dam begins

07/29/2013

Removal of the Veazie Dam on Maine's Penobscot River has begun, continuing efforts that will restore nearly 1,000 miles of habitat for a number of sea-run fish species.

New EIB guidelines could benefit hydropower projects, technology

07/29/2013

A set of guidelines recently adopted by the European Investment Bank could benefit the development of hydroelectric power as the lending institution reinforced its support for European renewable and energy efficiency investments.

MWH Global chairman shares insight during HydroVision International keynote

07/25/2013

Speaking to hundreds gathered during HydroVision International 2013's opening session earlier this week, MWH Global chairman and CEO Alan Krause shared his insight and experience gained in developing hydroelectric power on an international scale.


Nile agency seeks water resources monitoring for Nile River Basin

07/25/2013

The multi-nation Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) of eastern Africa invites expressions of interest for hydro-meteorological monitoring of water resources of the Nile River Basin. 

Stillwater Ecosystem wins award for Soda Springs Dam fish study

07/24/2013

The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a US$34,733 contract to Stillwater Ecosystem Watershed Riverine to perform a lamprey habitat study upstream of Oregon's 11-MW Soda Springs hydropower project.

U.S. seeks information for fish passage upgrade at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

07/23/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from experienced contractors about its proposal to upgrade the juvenile fish passage facility at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

FERC refuses to force Alaska hydro project applicant to perform climate change studies

07/22/2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has rejected an attempt by a federal fisheries agency to force the Alaska Energy Authority to perform speculative climate change studies as part of licensing the 600-MW Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project on Alaska's upper Susitna River.

Download the free HydroVision International 2013 companion app

07/21/2013

With everything HydroVision International 2013 has to offer, navigating the world's largest hydroelectric power event might seem overwhelming.

HydroVision Russia 2014 accepting abstracts through August 2

07/19/2013

The advisory board of HydroVision Russia is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

McCarthy takes over as new head of EPA

07/19/2013

The U.S. Senate confirmed Gina McCarthy to take over as new head of the Environmental Protection Agency with a 59-40 vote.

U.S. hydropower operator seeks systems to control quagga, zebra mussels

07/18/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to provide underwater pulsed pressure generating systems and expertise to control invasive quagga and zebra mussels.

Malawi water resources tenders include study of 370-MW Kholombidzo hydro project

07/17/2013

The government of Malawi has issued a new series of tenders for water resources-related work including a call for a feasibility study of the 160- to 370-MW Kholombidzo hydroelectric project on the Shire River.

Another Benefit of Hydro: Return of the Salmon Festival Unites Conservation and History

07/17/2013

Serving as a modern form of a traditional Native American custom, the Return of the Salmon Festival at Coleman National Fish Hatchery on Battle Creek in northern California celebrates the rich cultural heritage surrounding the salmon and steelhead species in the river.

Discussion offers opportunity to learn more about hydro project development at federal facilities

07/16/2013

With multiple pieces of hydropower-friendly legislation currently awaiting action in the U.S. Senate and a president committed to using renewables to lower America's carbon emissions, the addition of hydroelectric-generating components on existing federal facilities seems like a win-win for everyone.

R&D Forum

07/16/2013

EPRI energy storage report includes pumped storage hydro

Canadian News

07/16/2013

Canadian hydropower provider celebrates 100th year

Tech Briefs

07/16/2013

Asbestos in Hydro Powerhouses: Challenges and Solutions

07/16/2013

Asbestos is a fact of life in the majority of hydroelectric facilities in North America. Owners and operators of these projects discuss how they are dealing with asbestos on a day-to-day basis.

Pakistani prime minister inaugurates country's first independent hydropower project

07/15/2013

Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammed Nawaz Sharif helped officially inaugurate the country's first the country's first privately-owned hydropower project earlier today, Asian news sources report.

Most Read Articles