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    Perspectives: Chicken Soup for the Hydropower Soul


    Those who remember NBC's Saturday Night Live of the early 1990s undoubtedly recall Al Franken, who, after serving as both a cast member and writer for the show, has since become a U.S. Senator from Minnesota.

    Study will evaluate two Manitoba Hydro project proposals


    The Manitoba government has announced the terms of reference that will be used to evaluate Manitoba Hydro's proposal to build two new hydropower projects in the province's northern region, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Chicken Soup for the Hydropower Soul


    Those who remember NBC's Saturday Night Live of the early 1990s undoubtedly recall Al Franken, who, after serving as both a cast member and writer for the show, has since become a New York Times best-selling author, a talk show host, and, most recently, a United States Senator from Minnesota.

    IHA to highlight hydroelectric power sustainability at upcoming 2013 World Congress


    With the International Hydropower Association's 2013 World Congress just a few weeks away, the organization said attendees will be able to learn from practical case studies prepared by IHA's sustainability experts during a number of focus sessions and side meetings.

    OWA releases film documenting hydropower project's development


    The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) -- a Canadian hydroelectric power advocacy group -- has released a new documentary that highlights partnerships between First Nation groups and hydropower developers.

    FERC director backs hydro development legislation before Congress


    The director of energy projects for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission endorsed nearly all the language of several hydropower development bills in testimony April 23 before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

    Senate Energy Committee receives testimony on hydroelectric power legislation package


    Four pieces of legislation that could significantly improve the landscape for American hydroelectric power development took another step forward earlier this week by appearing before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

    Chu leaves Department of Energy while Moniz awaits confirmation


    As of April 22, Steven Chu has served his last day at the Department of Energy (DOE) as its secretary.

    When is the last time you saw this much legislation favorable to hydro?


    I am so excited for the U.S. hydropower industry right now!

    Support for hydroelectric power strong, Wyden and McMorris Rodgers tell NHA audience


    More than 500 attendees at the National Hydropower Association Annual Conference roared to their feet as Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers took to the podium during the event's opening session earlier today.

    CEO roundtable set to deliver hydro sector insights


    One of the most exciting sessions scheduled for the forthcoming International Hydropower Association World Congress in Kuching, Malaysia, is the Chief Executive Officer roundtable in which the heads of some of the world’s most influential hydro companies explore the central theme of what is modern hydropower?

    Senate committee approves Obama's Department of Energy nomination


    The U.S. Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee has approved President Barack Obama's selection to head the Department of Energy by a 21-1 vote, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    FERC rulemaking to advance cyber security for bulk electric system


    The Federal Energy Regulatory has issued a proposed rulemaking to update Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards by expanding cyber security standards for the bulk electricity system, including hydroelectric projects.

    Preliminary guide for world's largest hydroelectric power event available online now


    Those planning to attend the world's largest event dedicated to the hydroelectric power industry can get a head start on their scheduling with the HydroVision International 2013 Preliminary Event Guide.

    FERC counsel gives go-ahead to bill to reinstate Connecticut hydro projects


    An attorney for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission told a congressional committee April 16 that FERC does not oppose a bill that would reinstate and extend the hydropower licenses of two projects, totaling 1.293 MW, that FERC terminated in 2007 for lack of construction progress.

    Hydroelectric power growing worldwide, new IHA report says


    A recently released International Hydropower Association report shows the past year was one that saw significant investment in hydroelectric development in all regions of the world.

    Reclamation's FY 2014 budget request includes dam safety, environmental management allocations


    President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget request released this past week identifies a total of US$1.05 billion for the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation.

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