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Women with Hydro Vision winners

2015 class of Women with Hydro Vision Award recipients announced


PennWell’s Hydro Group is pleased to announce the second annual class of recipients of the Women with Hydro Vision award.

Manitoba Hydro CEO Scott Thomson stepping down


Manitoba Hydro's Scott A. Thomson has announced he will step down as president and CEO of the provincial utility effective September 22.

City asks FERC to reinstate, transfer licenses for Connecticut hydro projects


Under terms of an act of Congress, the town of Canton, Conn., has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reinstate the licenses of two Connecticut hydroelectric projects and to transfer the licenses to the city.

U.S. again extends bidding for arc flash mitigation at 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades hydro projects


The Bureau of Reclamation again extended bidding to provide arc flash mitigation at the 25.5-MW Minidoka and 176.564-MW Palisades hydroelectric projects in Idaho. 

U.S. Department of Commerce official Chandra Brown joins HydroVision keynote lineup


Organizers of the world's largest hydroelectric power event are pleased to announce the addition of Chandra Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Manufacturing with the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration, as a keynote speaker at the upcoming HydroVision International 2015 conference and exhibition.

Turbine components sought for Peru's 210-MW Restitucion hydro project


The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to supply mechanical components for hydropower turbines of the 210-MW Restitucion hydroelectric project in Peru.

U.S. extends call to replace generator windings at 402-MW Dworshak hydro project


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to replace generator windings of the Unit 3 turbine-generator at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho. 

Voith completes upgrades at Switzerland's 11-MW Ruchlig small hydropower plant


The rehabilitation and upgrade of Switzerland's 11-MW Ruchlig hydropower plant will benefit both its operator and the environment, global technology manufacturer Voith said.

Nepal seeks rehab construction of 640-kW Sundarijal hydro project


Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for construction and equipment rehabilitation of the 640-kW Sundarijal hydroelectric project in Nepal.

Wave Energy Week will mix marine energy developers with traditional hydropower


Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Democrat, has proclaimed “July 13-17, 2015 to be Oregon Wave Week in Oregon and encourages all Oregonians to join in this observance.”  

U.S. extends bidding for boat barrier at 810-MW Lower Monumental hydro project


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to construct a floating boat barrier across the Snake River above the 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam hydroelectric project in Washington.

Gregory named chair of GEI

Gregory named chairman of GEI’s board of directors


Gillian M. Gregory, PhD, is the new chairman of GEI Consultants Inc.’s Board of Directors.

Burkina Faso seeks studies of three small hydropower projects


The government of Burkina Faso invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform feasibility studies and detailed design of three small hydropower projects in Burkina Faso.

Alaska's 174-kW Packer Creek hydroelectric plant comes on line


Alaska borough Chignik Lagoon is hoping to see decreased energy costs following the recent completion of the 174-kW Packer Creek hydroelectric plant.

Manitoba Hydro again extends call for turbine-generators at Canada's 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydro project


Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro again extended the deadline for proposals to design, supply and install turbines, generators and related equipment at the 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba.

DR Congo seeks water intake, canal construction for Inga hydroelectric complex


The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks bids to construct a water intake and an additional supply canal for the Inga hydroelectric complex on the Congo River in the DRC.

U.S. Reclamation invites small businesses to outreach event


The Bureau of Reclamation invites small businesses seeking to do business with the agency to attend a small business outreach event July 13.

NHA conference site launch

Website launched for National Hydropower Association’s 2016 annual conference


Only 300 days remain until the National Hydropower Association’s 2016 Annual Conference!

Dam Safety and Security


Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures

R&D Forum


Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

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