Hydro Talk

MHK is hydro…and here to stay

04/22/2014

I've had MHK on the brain for quite a while now. And for good reason.

Workforce replacement, retention coming to the forefront

04/14/2014 For those who might have missed the January issue of Hydro Review magazine, there's a fantastic -- albeit alarming -- study presented by two research associa...

But enough about me ...

04/07/2014

I’ve been blogging on this site for almost a year now (actual anniversary April 22, just in case anybody is keeping track).

David Appleyard

A history of hydropower

03/31/2014 There was a charming little article on HydroWorld.com last week, featuring the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the hydropower sector in Australia’s Tasmania.

Building the community

03/18/2014 Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. Google+. The list only continues from this point. If you had told me ten years ago how important social media would be in the wo...

Hydro Hall of Fame who's who of industry history

03/13/2014 For those who have never traveled to America's heartland or might otherwise be unfamiliar with it, there's an old honky-tonk located on the corner of Easton ...

Hydropower: A vital part of a changing climate

03/06/2014 In the Pacific Northwest of the United States, in 2013, hydropower provided 56.1% of all generating capacity, natural gas 15.6%, coal 11.9%, wind 11.8% and n...

Making marine dreams come true

02/28/2014 It’s great news that a series of recent developments suggest marine hydro kinetic technologies are rapidly reaching maturity as both commercial investors and...

Knowledge is power

02/19/2014 “What’s the difference between this turbine and the one at the last plant? “How do the wicket gates work?” “Why are all the pipes in this place painted in ...
Michael Harris

From Russia With Love... And Hydropower

02/12/2014 I was only three years old when former U.S. President Ronald Reagan stood in front of West Berlin's Brandenburg Gate in 1987 and famously challenged Mikhail ...

Information overload or a wealth of opportunity?

02/05/2014 The hydro group editors recently met with some personnel here at PennWell to discuss our search engine optimization (SEO) efforts. For those of you who may n...
Europe Map

A 2030 Framework for European Hydropower?

01/31/2014 Last week the European Commission outlined the framework for its proposed 2030 climate and energy policy, setting out a target of a 40% reduction in greenhou...

On the value of "bad" news

01/22/2014 I was that kid in college. The one who had done all the reading before class started, had completed an outline of the chapters, and probably had g...

So, hydroelectric power isn't renewable...?

01/14/2014 I was already in a fairly poor mood while watching the Oklahoma City Thunder get dismantled by Denver earlier this month, but the new ExxonMobil ad campaign ...

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01/08/2014 The Hydro Group editors employ a variety of methods to ensure the content on this website is fresh. After all, we want you to find something new and interest...