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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...
Business

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa will now run from 24-26 November 2020, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa Following the South African Government’s announcement of a national state of disaster and subsequent ban on public gatherings of over 100 people, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarion Events Africa (formerly Spintelligent) is rescheduling African Utility...
Jobs and People

Hydro Tasmania’s Chairman Grant Every-Burns has announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Davy will step down when his contract ends later this year. Davy has served as CEO for almost seven years and has been with the business for more than 15 years. Before being named CEO, Davy was Chief Commercial Officer, managing commercial operations...