HYDROVISION International

By Elizabeth Ingram  With more than 3,000 hydropower professionals from around the world gathered in one place at the same time, HYDROVISION International provides the perfect opportunity to give attendees access to a wide array of what we call co-located events. These activities offer additional valuable learning and networking opportunities beyond the traditional summit (conference) sessions...
HYDROVISION International

By Elizabeth Ingram With HYDROVISION International 2020 postponed until November, our new deadline for the early bird registration discount is August 18. Registering by this date will allow you to save $145 off the individual full summit registration cost, with discounts also available for the power producing training program, one-day summit passes and exhibition passes. Our...
Jobs and People

Hydropower is the backbone of Hydro Tasmania’s electric system and is the generating technology on which Tasmania was founded. In this executive interview, CEO Steve Davy discusses the future of this generating technology for his company. Steve Davy is chief executive officer of Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest hydro company by volume of electricity generated, with...
Business

Let’s think about a future where COVID-19 is in the rearview mirror. Let’s think about DTECH 2021. Clarion Energy is pleased to announce that the DISTRIBUTECH International 2021 call for abstracts is now open. The tracks have been named, the focus has been decided and the organizers are ready to begin setting the educational agenda...
HYDROVISION International

By Elizabeth Ingram Editor’s Note: As a consequence of the ongoing local and global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarion Events North America (formerly PennWell) is rescheduling HYDROVISION International 2020 to November 17-19, 2020, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. Qualifying members of the hydroelectric power sector are again eligible to take part...
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...
Jobs and People

Utilities that are operating hydroelectric assets worldwide know their facilities are critical infrastructure as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. And the personnel who keep these facilities operational are equally critical. As the U.S. Department of Homeland Security reports, the “critical infrastructure workforce” includes: “Workers who maintain, ensure, or restore, or are involved in the...