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New President and CEO for Voith Hydro
Dr Tobias Keitel has been announced as President & CEO of Voith Hydro and member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group, effective November 1, 2022. He succeeds...
Kate Gilmartin named new CEO of the British Hydropower Association
The British Hydropower Association (BHA) has announced the appointment of Kate Gilmartin as CEO.
Sophie Orme named commercial director for RheEnergise
RheEnergise, the UK company developing a new and advanced form of long-duration hydro-energy storage for worldwide application, has appointed Sophie Orme as Commercial Director.
Share your sustainable hydropower stories on Global Hydropower Day
The International Hydropower Association is encouraging people to share how sustainable hydropower has benefitted them or their community, with the association set to...
Beat Imboden appointed as new director of Grande Dixence SA
Grande Dixence SA has appointed Beat Imboden as new director of the company. From 1 August 2023, the 57-year-old engineer will succeed Amédée Kronig, who is retiring after 11 years at...
AFRY names Anne Kinnander as new CFO for Infrastructure
AFRY has announced that Anne Kinnander will take over as the new CFO of the Infrastructure division in September 2022.
Carolina Rinfret new President and CEO of WaterPower Canada
WaterPower Canada has appointed Carolina Rinfret as its new president and chief executive officer.
Mario Azar named as new Chairman and CEO at Black & Veatch
Mario Azar has been named as the new chairman and CEO of Black & Veatch, taking over from Steve Edwards who retires after 44 years of leading the global infrastructure firm.
Shanna M. Durham named USBR’s Engineer of the Year
Shanna M. Durham, P.E., a senior mechanical engineer in the US Bureau of Reclamation's Technical Service Center in Denver, Colorado, has been named as the Bureau's Engineer of the Year.
Electrical Engineer vacancies at Gilkes
Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd has opportunities available for a Lead Electrical Engineer and Electrical Engineer to join its well-established engineering organisation, based in the...
Richard Taylor recipient of 2021 IHA Mosonyi Award
The 2021 IHA Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower has been awarded to Richard Taylor, Director at RMT Renewables Ltd and former CEO of IHA.
IHA announces election results
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced that 18 leaders from across the hydropower sector have been elected to its Board, with the new Board set to begin its...
Nominations open for election to IHA Board
Hydropower leaders from all backgrounds and regions of the world have been encouraged to stand for election to the Board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
Community Benefit Sharing Program being rolled out at Tina River hydro project
The Community Benefit Sharing Program (CBSP) developed as part of the Tina River Hydropower Project in the Solomon Islands is gearing up to roll out three significant programs in...
Community gets behind rural electrification program
The Rural Electrification Program, an initiative in the Community Benefit Sharing Program (CBSP) for the 15MW Tina River Hydropower Project in the Solomon Islands, has...
Ashok Khosla named as chair of the hydropower sustainability council
Sustainability pioneer Dr Ashok Khosla has been appointed as independent chair of the global council that governs sustainability guidance for hydropower, the International...
Applications open for women in hydropower mentoring scheme
A mentoring scheme for women in hydropower is now accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 year.
Hydropower CEOs say sustainable hydro can help Covid-19 recovery efforts
Hydropower needs to be included in economic stimulus packages for renewables to help aid Covid-19 recovery efforts, hydropower CEO’s said in a meeting with the International Energy...
Good practice guidance seeks Indigenous communities’ consent for hydropower development
New sustainability guidance has been developed to give increased confidence to local communities, industry and investors that hydropower projects can be successfully developed...