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HydroVision International 2015 keynote speakers announced

04/17/2015

The organizers of HydroVision International 2015 are pleased to announce three keynote speakers confirmed for the opening session of the upcoming conference and exhibition.

EPRI names board chair

Quinones elected chair of Electric Power Research Institute

04/17/2015

Gil C. Quinones has been elected chairman of the Board of Directors for the Electric Power Research Institute.

French engineer seeks gates, turbines for two hydro projects

04/17/2015

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply gates to the Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny hydro project and turbines to the 1.86-MW Hautefage hydro project. 

Alstom awarded contract for turbine upgrades at Sweden's 327-MW Ligga hydropower project

04/16/2015

Alstom Renewable Sweden AB has been selected by Vattenfall Vattenkraft AB to upgrade one of three turbine units at the 327-MW hydropower plant in Sweden.

CDA forms working group

Canadian Dam Association forms working group to address dam design and construction

04/16/2015

The Canadian Dam Association has created a Working Group on Design and Construction to address the issues of design and construction of dams and how the subject is covered by the current Dam Safety Guidelines and associated Technical Bulletins.

U.S. seeks OS&Y valves for piping system at 980-MW McNary Dam

04/16/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply 10 valves for the piping system at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Racine Locks and Dam hit by barge

Barge strikes lock structure at Racine Locks and Dam, with 48-MW hydro plant

04/16/2015

A riverboat towing eight barges loaded with coal struck the entrance to the lock at the Racine Locks and Dam, on the Ohio River between Ohio and West Virginia, last Saturday.

Commissioner Bay assumes FERC chairmanship

04/16/2015

Commissioner Norman C. Bay became chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission April 15 under terms of a compromise that had ensured Senate confirmation of his nomination to the commission last year.

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generators for 170-kW Seyon Aval hydro project

04/16/2015

Swiss utility Viteos SA seeks bids to supply turbine-generators for the 170-kW Seyon Aval hydroelectric project on the Seyon River at Neuchatel.

CTG receives final approvals for Nepal's 750-MW West Seti hydropower project

04/15/2015

Nepal's investment board has given approval to China Three Gorges International for the development of a 750 MW hydropower project on the West Seti River in Nepal's northwestern Doti District.

India's 330-MW Alaknanda hydropower plant enters commercial operation

04/15/2015

Indian infrastructure group GVK has put the first unit at its 330-MW Alaknanda hydropower plant into commercial operation, following synchronization with the country's northern grid earlier this month.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife seeks dam safety program support

04/15/2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks proposals to provide technical support to its dam safety program covering more than 300 FWS dams.

CHA partnership with Canadian society

CHA partnership with Royal Canadian Geographical Society to be detailed at Forum on Hydropower

04/15/2015

The Canadian Hydropower Association is partnering with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and the exact details of this partnership will be announced on May 14, 2015, at the CHA Forum on Hydropower.

Dam Safety and Security

04/15/2015

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

R&D Forum

04/15/2015

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Marine Hydrokinetics

04/15/2015

News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for April 2015

Canadian Spotlight

04/15/2015

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

Tech Briefs

04/15/2015

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

French hydro operator seeks work to add turbine-generator to 1-MW Aya hydro project

04/15/2015

A French hydro operator seeks bids for civil works, earthwork and mechanical work to install a second hydroelectric turbine-generator at the 1-MW Aya hydroelectric project on France's Ardalos River. 

Yahoo, Google speak at NHA conference

NHA brings Microsoft, Yahoo into the hydropower discussion

04/15/2015

Representatives of Microsoft and Yahoo are going to participate in the hydropower discussion at the National Hydropower Association Annual Conference later this month.

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