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By Elizabeth Ingram What’s a hot topic in the global hydropower industry right now? How climate variability is affecting plant O&M? Check. Energy storage issues and needs? Got it. New small hydro development? Yep. Again this year, the conference planning committee behind HYDROVISION International has ensured this event will cover the gamut of issues relevant to...
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By Elizabeth Ingram First and foremost, HYDROVISION International offers unparalleled educational opportunities for hydro industry professionals from around the world. But, HYDROVISION International is also the best opportunity to meet face to face with others who share your interests, to exchange information and make connections. To foster this, we offer a whole host of networking activities that give...
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By Elizabeth Ingram Whether you’re new to the hydroelectric power sector or a seasoned professional, the Waterpower Hydro Basics Course is a perfect opportunity to learn more about all aspects of the industry. Presented July 13 and 14 in conjunction with HYDROVISION International 2020, Waterpower Hydro Basics is an intensive, two-day course designed with a practical curriculum developed...
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Clarion Energy is investing an extra $1.5 million into POWERGEN International in 2020 and beyond to create an unmissable experience designed to help energy professionals navigate the complex energy transition. The investment will fund the launch of the PGI Leadership Summit – a truly inspirational and immersive experience featuring high-level, inspirational speakers offering exclusive, transformational...
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Clarion North America Energy announces a strategic partnership with the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA), the national trade association for companies that develop and deploy the energy storage technologies that are key to modernizing the grid. The partnership involves a well-defined content program at multiple U.S. events, including DISTRIBUTECH International, POWERGEN International and HYDROVISION International....
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Alan R. Hodnik, chairman and chief executive officer of ALLETE Inc., will be speaking during the opening keynote session at HYDROVISION International 2020. ALLETE is the parent company of Minnesota Power, Superior Water Light & Power, ALLETE Clean Energy and BNI Energy. Minnesota Power is one of two host utilities for HYDROVISION International in Minneapolis....
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By Jennifer Runyon The first ever documentary screening at DISTRIBUTECH took place in a mega-session on Wednesday and was followed by a great panel discussion about the future of energy. DISTRIBUTECH International attendees may recall the keynote speaker from two years ago, Michael Webber, who wowed the audience with a captivating presentation about the history and...
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By Rod Walton Several utilities and service companies are lauded for their diversity efforts in the new, expanded Bloomberg 2020 Gender-Equality Index. Bloomberg’s index now contains 325 public companies globally, up from 230 last year. The GEI tracks financial performance of firms that report on gender issues and show commitment to supporting gender equality through...