Technology and Equipment

By Melissa Stark The world is transitioning to a low-carbon future where renewable resources supply a larger portion of electricity. Many renewable resources, such as solar and wind, are variable in nature, raising questions over how to ensure grid stability. The issue of variability sets the stage for a revitalization of the world’s oldest and...
Jobs and People

The African Energy Chamber has become a signatory to the Equal by 30 Campaign, which calls for equal pay, equal leadership and equal opportunities for women in the clean energy sector by 2030. The chamber has been joined in this initiative by several partners, including Centurion Law Group, Tsavo Oilfield Services, Apex Industries, DMWA Resources,...
Dam Design and Construction

Holter Dam was inducted into the Hydro Hall of Fame thanks to its long life of performing with high reliability. Successful construction of this dam, on the Missouri River in Montana, required a decade and two different owners. By Jo Dee Black Holter Dam and the associated 48-MW powerhouse — located on the Missouri River...
New Development

Inland Energy has submitted a request to Peruvian environmental authorities to modify the detailed environmental impact statement for the 228-MW Lluclla and 156-MW Lluta hydro projects and associated 500-kV transmission link. The proposed change entails using a 220-kV transmission line to transport electricity from the plants to the national grid, according to the environmental certification...