A planned trip to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to attend the WaterPower Canada conference became much more, thanks to an invitation from David Murray, chief operating officer of Hydro-Quebec and president of Hydro-Quebec Production. Murray was a keynote speaker at HydroVision International 2019. While he was in Portland, Ore., last July, he extended to me the...
Idaho Power’s Board of Directors has approved several changes to the company’s executive team, including promoting Lisa A. Grow to president of Idaho Power, effective Oct. 1. Grow will continue to report to Darrel T. Anderson, who will remain chief executive officer of Idaho Power and president and CEO of its parent company, IDACORP Inc....
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a preliminary permit to Cherokee Rivers Company LLC to study the feasibility of the proposed 4.5-MW Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project in the Coosawattee River in Georgia. The project would be located at the Carter’s Reregulation Dam in Murray County, which is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of...
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.