Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations. The plant is operated by Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company, which received the Commercial Operation Date certificate from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand on Sept. 5. Nam Ngiep 1, on the Nam Ngiep River between Lao...
Although opinions differ, it is generally accepted that the Upper Midwest of the U.S. is the birthplace of modern hydropower. The first hydropower plant to operate was installed in Michigan in 1880, and in 1882, the first hydro facility to serve private and commercial customers began operating in Wisconsin. According to the Minnesota Department of...
Brazil has included four hydropower plants among the projects that will receive support as part of the country's investment partnerships program, called Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos or PPI.
This article presents several methods that can be used to transport RCC mix vertically, when building large dams in steep valleys.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has formally acknowledged the completion of all requirements for PacifiCorp’s physical decommissioning and removal of Condit Dam, which impounded water for a 13.7-MW hydroelectric powerhouse.
More than 100 years old and still going strong, the 21.6-MW Byllesby hydroelectric project advanced the industrial development of the region of southwest Virginia where it was built. Byllesby was a 2018 inductee into the Hydro Hall of Fame.
Authors of eight technical papers were presented with Technical Papers of the Year awards at HydroVision International 2019 this week in Portland, Ore., U.S.
Cost overruns associated with Colombia's embattled 2.4-GW Hidroituango dam and hydro project could surpass US$1 billion, a leading academic told BNamericas.
As the content director for HydroVision International – the world’s largest hydro industry event – most of my time is spent working with our two committees and others in the industry to come up with the best, latest, most needed information to share with attendees.
Denver Water’s five-member Board of Water Commissioners has approved a two-year, $4.5 million contract with joint venture Kiewit Barnard for planning and pre-construction work during the final design phase of the $464 million Gross Reservoir Expansion Project.