Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations. The plant is operated by Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company, which received the Commercial Operation Date certificate from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand on Sept. 5. Nam Ngiep 1, on the Nam Ngiep River between Lao...
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...
A video studio set up in the exhibit hall at HydroVision International 2019 provided us with a great opportunity to interview many influential and inspirational members of the hydroelectric industry who attended this event.
David Murray, chief operating officer of Hydro-Quebec and president of Hydro-Quebec Production, was a keynote speaker at HydroVision International 2019, where he gave an engaging presentation on environmental challenges and the role of hydropower in keeping our electricity green and low-cost.
This article presents several methods that can be used to transport RCC mix vertically, when building large dams in steep valleys.
During the opening keynote session at HydroVision International 2019, two videos were shown that provided answers to four important questions, around how hydro associations worldwide are working to advance and support the industry.
IPS, the industrial and infrastructure development arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), and Norwegian renewable energy company SN Power have signed project agreements for the 147-MW Ruzizi III hydropower project with the governments of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda.
Bolivia still plans to tap the energy potential of the Grande River basin, despite community opposition and skepticism over the feasibility of such an export-oriented development project, according to BNamericas.
Cost overruns associated with Colombia's embattled 2.4-GW Hidroituango dam and hydro project could surpass US$1 billion, a leading academic told BNamericas.
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has appointed Eddie Rich as its new chief executive officer, to replace Richard M. Taylor, who is stepping down.