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Matthew Fuller: Graduating Researcher of the Hydro Research Foundation

Matt Fuller is pursuing his doctoral degree at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment in Durham, N.C. His current research pursues the application of landscape genetics theory to river networks and river network fragmentation by dams.
Itaipu / China Three Gorges Hydropower Plant Comparison

Itaipu becomes first hydropower plant to break 100 TWh mark

After breaking its own annual generation record earlier in December, Brazil's 14-GW Itaipu hydroelectric plant rewrote history again by breaking the 100 TWh mark.  
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Viewpoint: What does Trump’s election mean for hydroelectric power in the U.S.?

Hydro Group editor Michael Harris looks at the implications Donald Trump's presidency could have for the U.S. hydroelectric power industry.
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DOE seeks input on hydroelectric power development in undeveloped stream-reaches

The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will issue in the Nov. 9 Federal Register a request for information (RFI) seeking public input regarding challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower development in undeveloped stream-reaches.

HydroVision International 2017 call for abstracts extended through Friday

HydroVision International has extended the deadline for abstract submissions for the Technical Papers track of the 2017 conference program to Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. In addition, the organizers have issued a call for panelists for the Panel Presentation track has also been extended to October 21.

Joseph Rand: Graduating Researcher of the Hydro Research Foundation

Joseph Rand is a master’s graduate from the Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at UC-Berkeley. At ERG, his research focuses on the social and institutional dimensions of renewable energy deployment. Joseph is a Graduate Research Assistant in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), where he is contributing to a national study on public acceptance of wind power. Before beginning graduate school, Rand was the Director of Training and Outreach for the KidWind Project, an organization committed to improving renewable energy STEM education.

Mike Starrett: Graduating Researcher of the Hydro Research Foundation

The Hydro Research Foundation is actively supporting graduate students to conduct research related to conventional and pumped storage hydropower. These students are funded through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Program and industry partners through a two-year US$1 million grant.  

Time running out to nominate for Power Generation Week Projects of the Year, Woman...

Time is running out to nominate projects for the Power Generation Week awards program.

TVA kicking off year-long celebration today at Norris hydropower plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority is hosting a two-day celebration to celebrate the 80th birthday 110-MW Norris hydropower plant in east Tennessee.

“We did it.” U.S. Department of Energy unveils Hydropower Vision plan

The U.S. Department of Energy released the long-awaited Hydropower Vision report -- alongside $9.8 million in funding for hydroelectric power -- earlier today at HydroVision International 2016 in Minneapolis.