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Applications for 2018-19 Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program now open

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program, which seeks to connect industry newcomers with veterans for personal and professional growth opportunities.

National Hydropower Association launches HydroWorks campaign, asks for industry action

The National Hydropower Association has launched a new initiative aimed at increasing Congressional awareness of and support for America's hydro sector, with the passage of modernized licensing processes being the ultimate goal.

FERC Chair Kevin McIntyre to headline Waterpower Week in Washington plenary session

The recently confirmed chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Kevin McIntyre, has been announced as a keynote speaker for the upcoming Waterpower Week in Washington conference.
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Trump: Hydropower “tremendous… fantastic”

President Donald Trump said yesterday that he would like to see the United States further increase its hydroelectric capacity, while again mulling re-entry into the Paris Climate Agreement.

Nominate someone for the Women with Hydro Vision program today

Nominations for the Women with Hydro Vision awards program are now open at HydroWorld.com.
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Stefanik introduces hydro, renewables production tax credit to U.S. House

Legislation introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday could extend production tax credits for electricity generated by qualifying conventional hydro and marine hydrokinetic projects.
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Australian government looks to overhaul power sector

A sweeping energy policy endorsed by Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull earlier this week could position hydropower as a key asset in the federal government's plan to overhaul the country's power sector.

Zahra Anwar: Graduating Researcher of the Hydro Research Foundation

Zahra Anwar holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a B.A. in Physics from Mount Holyoke College, and is pursuing a M.S. in Water Resources Engineering with a Specialization in Fish Passage Engineering from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Senate restores quorum at FERC, confirms DOE deputy secretary

Quorum has been restored to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, following the unanimous confirmation of Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson by the U.S. Senate.

HydroVision International 2017 kicks off in Denver

The world's largest hydroelectric power conference and event is now under way in downtown Denver as more than 3,000 attendees representing over 50 countries have gathered for HydroVision International 2017.