Controls and Automation

PEOPLE Tom Read, director TMI, dies Tom W. Read, founder and director of TMI & Associates of the United Kingdom, died November 26, 2008. He was 65. A mechanical engineer by training, Read worked internationally in the marketing of systems for temperature-controlled concrete for dam, powerhouse, and tunnel construction. ORGANIZATIONS International Renewable Energy Agency formed...
Controls and Automation

To reduce time needed to troubleshoot operational problems and to get units back on line quickly at seven of its eight hydro plants, Sacramento Municipal Utility District is converting to programmable logic controllers from hard-wired, relay-based logics.
Controls and Automation

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announces the availability of Civil Works for Hydroelectric Facilities: Guidelines for Life Extension and Upgrade.