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A strong business case
24 November, 2022
To fulfil hydropower development potential and meet climate goals,...
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Wave power - poised for adoption and growth? 10 November, 2022 Australian renewable energy company Wave Swell Energy believes that wave power is poised for adoption and growth within the renewable energy mix over the next decade. Chief...

Fortum celebrates European achievements 02 November, 2022 Finnish energy company Fortum gives an insight into different hydropower projects it has worked on in Sweden and Finland over recent years.

Snow monitoring and Italian hydropower 26 October, 2022 Enel and ESA launch new Snow Water Equivalent feasibility study in Italy with Wegaw’s satellite-based snow monitoring solution

Geomorphic designs inform tailings dam sustainability 20 October, 2022 Civil engineer Justin Walls of SRK Consulting considers how geomorphic designs are being applied to tailings dams, emulating natural landforms to render these structures more...

Global Hydropower Day: Verdeg Renewable Energy 11 October, 2022 Lars Boerner, Managing Director of VerdErg Renewable Energy, shares details on the company's Venturi-Enhanced Turbine Technology (VETT) installation on the river Great Ouse in the UK

Global Hydropower Day: Stantec 11 October, 2022 Francisco Tesi, Business Practice Leader for Energy at Stantec, says hydropower plays a crucial role in our fight against climate change

Global Hydropower Day: Proterra Energy 11 October, 2022 Hydropower is a key renewable resource for advancing the renewable heating agenda in Scotland, explains Terry Stebbings from Proterra Energy.

Global Hydropower Day: Lombardi and Energías Limpias del Yaguala: 11 October, 2022 Celebrating the Arenal Hydroelectric Project in northern Honduras

Global Hydropower Day: Low Impact Hydropower Institute 11 October, 2022 The Low Impact Hydropower Institute's certification programme recognises that hydropower projects of difference sizes, locations, and age can be incentivised to be less impactful on...

Global Hydropower Day: Hydro Tasmania 11 October, 2022 Hydro Tasmania shares some key developments on Global Hydropower Day

Global Hydropower Day: Gilkes 11 October, 2022 Andy Eaton, Head of Sales for Hydro at Gilkes, says small hydropower has a vital role to play in providing sustainable, clean energy to remote communities.

Global Hydropower Day: Entura 11 October, 2022 Rajeev Raina, Director and Team Manager for India at Entura, says hydropower has a huge role to play in balancing the ‘energy trilemma’ to deliver affordable, reliable, sustainable energy

Global Hydropower Day: Appalachian Hydro Associates and Berea College 11 October, 2022 Appalachian Hydro Associates (AHA) in the US has been partnering up with Berea College in Kentucky to develop hydropower projects. Here David Brown Kinloch, President of the AHA,...

Small steps to sustain 07 October, 2022 Untapped small hydropower resources have a key role to play in fulfilingl renewable energy potential but, as recent research appears to highlight, sustainable development is still...

Perfect partnership 03 October, 2022 Hydropower is working in partnership with other renewables across the grid.

eDNA transforms reporting on nature 27 September, 2022 Developments in environmental DNA technology are helping to transform complex natural systems into a new data layer for the hydro industry

Measuring up: seismic monitoring of dams 22 September, 2022 Edelvays Spassov from Kinemetrics gives an overview of the company’s dam seismic monitoring activities.

Panama Power 16 September, 2022 Panama continues to rely heavily on hydropower for its energy needs. Last year it provided 71 per cent of the country’s electricity generation. According to the 2022 Hydropower...

Developing Dongtaizi 13 September, 2022 The Dongtaizi Reservoir is a crucial water conservancy project being developed in China. Bentley’s OpenRoads Designer and OpenBuildings played an important role in the reservoir’s design


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