Business

By Rod Walton New Orleans is a glorious destination for those who want to eat great food, hear great music and have great conversations. It was no different when POWERGEN International was there over the third week in November. More than 10,000 attendees from around the world filled the Morial Convention Center to hear about...
Government and Policy News

Hallie Meushaw is Counsel with Troutman Sanders. She represents electric utility and other clients in the renewable energy arena. Meushaw leads clients through Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hydropower amendment and relicensing proceedings, helping them procure favorable license terms without losing ground. She represented the first utility to use FERC’s Integrated Licensing Process. Meushaw has extensive...
Business

Southern Company has taken a unique approach to integrating its work with solar farms and microgrids into its existing generating portfolio and plant personnel, and hydro general manager Herbie Johnson shared it with POWERGEN International attendees Tuesday. During his presentation – entitled Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Saving Money, Attracting Talent by Wrapping Solar,...
Job Transitions

We are pleased to announce that Steve Davy, chief executive officer of Hydro Tasmania, is speaking during the Thursday morning utility executive roundtable session at HYDROVISION International 2020. Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s largest hydro company by volume generated, with more than 30 hydropower stations and a hydro consulting business, Entura, operating internationally. Hydro Tasmania’s mainland...
New Development

Paul Jacob is president and chief executive officer of Rye Development. The company is focused on developing new low-impact hydropower and energy storage in the U.S., with two potential pumped storage hydropower sites in the pipeline in Oregon and Washington. It is working to develop 22 conventional hydro projects in six states: Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi,...
Business

The 24-MW Miljacka hydroelectric project in Croatia has operated continuously since 1906, originally to provide electricity for a carbide factory. For its historic significance, Miljacka was inducted into the Hydro Hall of Fame in 2018. By Marijo Kraljevic The hydropower plant now called Miljacka (formerly named Manojlovac until the 1990s, after the waterfall at which...