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Marine Hydrokinetics

04/06/2015

News related to the worldwide marine hydrokinetics industry from March-April 2015

Small Hydro

04/06/2015

The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from March-April 2015

Dams and Civil Structures

04/06/2015

The dam impounding water for the 1,050 MW Kariba project on the Zambezi River requires an estimated US$300 million for rehabilitation and continued safe operation, according to the Zambezi River Authority.

Tech Notes

04/06/2015

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Including Pumped Storage Hydro in Long-Term Generation Planning

04/06/2015

A simplified method is available for evaluating the role of pumped-storage hydro plants in a utility's long-term planning. The method, previously used for ranking conventional power plants, can be adapted for quick analysis of the competitiveness of pumped-storage projects.

Norway Hosting 83rd Annual ICOLD Meeting

04/06/2015

Dam use, upgrades and engineering are some of the focuses of the 25th Congress of the International Commission on Large Dams, which is being held this year in Norway.

Integrated Modeling Technology -- Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Return on Hydro

04/06/2015

The International Energy Agency predicts hydropower capacity doubling to 2000 GW by 2050 and, whilst the opportunities are great, development of hydropower undoubtedly poses complex challenges and risks.

Assessing Demand and Opportunities in Asia: The 2015 World Hydropower Congress

04/06/2015

Led by China, with 300 GW in installed hydro capacity, Asia is experiencing a boom in hydropower development. In May, many of the world's leading figures in water and energy will gather in Beijing for the 2015 World Hydropower Congress.

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