Multiple news agencies are reporting on the rupture of the penstock supplying water to the 275-MW Kopili hydroelectric plant in Assam State, India. Hindustan Times reported Oct. 7 that while several people were rescued, at least four people were feared trapped inside a pump house after the penstock rupture that same day. Because of the...
The new HydroEvent.com website has recently launched and contains a wealth of information about HYDROVISION International 2020. The world’s largest hydropower event — which can connect you with power producers, product and service providers and other hydro industry professionals — is being held in Minneapolis, Minn., U.S., July 14-16. Information is available on: The overall...
Submissions are rolling in, but to ensure we have the best content available for HYDROVISION International, we have extended the deadline to submit abstracts by one week, to Sept. 4. The original deadline was Aug. 28.
Great Plains Regional Director Mike Black has announced that Jeff Rieker will succeed Signe Snortland as Eastern Colorado Area Office manager, effective September 15, 2019.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the New York Power Authority is launching a 15-year modernization and digitization program to significantly extend the operating life of the Niagara Power Project.
On Monday, July 22, about 30 HydroVision attendees visited the beautiful Hood River Valley outside of Portland, Oregon to tour in-conduit hydropower projects and learn how modernizing irrigation districts is a sustainable solution to help combat a changing climate.
The HydroVision International event is now under way in the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, with more than 3,000 hydropower professionals from around the world coming together for four days of learning and networking.
The Water Management System of Augsburg in Germany has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The system includes hydroelectric power stations that continue to operate today.
Mott MacDonald has been appointed lead consultant for the 1,410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension hydropower project in Pakistan. The project, being delivered by the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan, will increase the Tarbela Power Plant’s total generating capacity from 4,888 MW to 6,300 MW.
Dulas Ltd. says work to refurbish and upgrade the off-grid system at the National Trust’s Gibson Mill site will commence this week. The site features two hydro turbines, as well as a solar photovoltaic system and battery storage system.