Dams and Civil Structures

Clarion Energy is looking for qualifying hydroelectric plants to consider for induction into the Hydro Hall of Fame in 2020. The 2020 class of inductees will be announced during the opening keynote session at HYDROVISION International in July 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn., U.S. Qualifying criteria for consideration are essentially that the facility has operated for...
New Development

Alejandro Moreno is director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office, in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. In this role, Moreno manages efforts to develop and commercialize innovative technologies and market solutions for clean, domestic power generation from hydropower and marine energy resources across the U.S. The program funds...
Technology and Equipment

The new HydroEvent.com website has recently launched and contains a wealth of information about HYDROVISION International 2020. The world’s largest hydropower event — which can connect you with power producers, product and service providers and other hydro industry professionals — is being held in Minneapolis, Minn., U.S., July 14-16. Information is available on: The overall...
Dam Design and Construction

Although opinions differ, it is generally accepted that the Upper Midwest of the U.S. is the birthplace of modern hydropower. The first hydropower plant to operate was installed in Michigan in 1880, and in 1882, the first hydro facility to serve private and commercial customers began operating in Wisconsin. According to the Minnesota Department of...
Business & Finance

The appointment of Malcolm Woolf, as president and chief executive officer of the National Hydropower Association was officially announced to the HydroVision International 2019 attendees during the opening keynote session. Woolf has decades of experience in the energy and environment field, with stints with the Advanced Energy Economy, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, the National Governors...