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    Aboriginal perspective - a recommendation

    12/03/2013 I’ve admitted before that I came into this industry knowing very little about hydropower, and that I have been on a quest to understand not only the technica...

    Happy Thanksgiving

    11/27/2013 A day from now I imagine I will be laying on my couch in sweatpants, watching football and wallowing in self-pity for having gorged on too much turkey, stuff...

    Pumped storage in the spotlight

    11/20/2013

    I have always found pumped-storage hydropower to be a fascinating technology.

    Leaving a legacy

    11/15/2013 As an amateur historian, I enjoy collecting random history facts that I can pull from the recesses of my memory at the perfect moment to insert into any disc...

    Thoughts on a national renewable portfolio standard

    11/08/2013 With a pair of federal renewable portfolio standards submitted to the Senate within just days of each other during the last week of October, I thought it mig...

    Crickets are chirping

    11/01/2013 As I mentioned in a previous blog, I see this industry as a perfect mix of expertise and humor. The sense of community is unparalleled, and it’s obvious when...

    I fall dam low on inspiration

    10/23/2013 I really enjoy blogging. After nearly 10 years of covering the international hydroelectric industry as an editor (not writer), it’s nice to get the chance to...

    An Update from Canada

    10/21/2013 Not to give too much away, but I'm currently working on an update on the state of hydropower development in Canada for December's issue of Hydro Review magaz...

    Is dam removal really an environmental panacea?

    10/08/2013 We report on dam removal fairly regularly on HydroWorld.com, as part of our commitment to bring you comprehensive news on the hydroelectric power industry. A...

    Bridging the gap

    10/01/2013

    This last week, I had the privilege of attending the Oregon Wave Energy Trust’s Annual Conference, which was held in beautiful Astoria, Oregon.

    Brazil still hotbed for hydropower development, but conditions could be better

    09/25/2013 It probably isn't coincidence that Eletrobras Furnas president Flavio Decat remarked that "hydro is treated as an evil" during his HydroVision Bras...

    Let’s talk about jobs

    09/17/2013

    Job creation. It’s a top-of-mind issue for the U.S. and many other countries around the world.

    Can't we all just get along?

    09/11/2013 It has been my observation that the relationship between hydropower developers and environmental protection groups within the United States is, for the most ...

    M.H.K. in the U.S.A.

    08/28/2013 Let's rewind a couple of weeks to August 9 -- a date of extreme significance for American hydropower as it marks the date President Barack Obama signed the H...

    Keeping a weather eye on FERC

    08/20/2013 One of my responsibilities as senior editor of the Hydro Group for PennWell is to keep the premium content subscribers on HydroWorld.com apprised with regard...