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.
Next Friday, August 23, has been declared National Hydropower Day in the U.S. by the National Hydropower Association.
The latest crop of utility participants includes NRG Energy, Cleco Corp., Entergy, Louisville Gas & Electric/Kentucky Utilities, AEP’s distributed energy ventures group AEP OnSite Partners and Hindustan Power from India.
Entergy COO Paul Hinnenkamp joins football legend Archie Manning as the POWERGEN keynote speakers announced. Manning will anchor the Tuesday, Nov. 19 opening keynote, while Hinnenkamp will be front and center on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
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.
The Low Impact Hydropower Institute recently announced it had awarded low-impact certification status to two hydroelectric facilities:
CorPower Ocean and Simply Blue Energy have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to develop several wave energy projects off the coasts of the UK and Ireland.
SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis) has chosen GE’s Power Conversion business as its preferred supplier to deliver the electrical systems that will power the tidal stream turbines for the MeyGen tidal development.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned Unit 1 of the 336-MW Chhukha hydroelectric project (HEP), following complete renovation and modernization of the generator.
Work is progressing on the 20-MW Kabu 16 small hydropower plant in Burundi, where construction began in March 2019 and the plant is expected to be finished in the third quarter of 2020, according to a press release from Voith.