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Report shows potential for global small hydro growth, development

A new report from energy market analyst GlobalData indicates that governments around the world are beginning to see advantages of small hydropower development, HydroWorld.com has learned.

HydroVision International presents Attendees’ Choice and Best Technical Paper awards

Three HydroVision International 2012 panel presentation sessions received Attendees’ Choice Awards and 15 technical papers were presented with Best Technical Paper Awards.

HydroVision International Conference and Exhibition Comes to Denver in July 2013

PennWell Corporation’s HydroVision International Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Denver Convention Center July 23-26, 2013.

Hydro Review inducts three historic plants into 2012 Hydro Hall of Fame

The Ocoee No. 1, Prospect No. 1 and LaGrande Dam Powerhouse are the 2012 inductees into Hydro Review’s Hydro Hall of Fame.

HydroVision International 2012 keynote urges industry members to be active in promoting hydropower

While hydropower has enjoyed a renaissance through the past decade, the industry still is not doing enough to make itself a known commodity, several industry leaders said during the HydroVision International 2012 opening session Tuesday afternoon.

U.S. House passes Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act

The Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2012 has passed the U.S. House of Representatives with a unanimous, bipartisan 372-0 vote.

Manitoba’s 200-MW Wuskwatim officially opened

Although it has been in operation since June, Manitoba's 200-MW Wuskwatim hydroelectric plant was officially opened this past week with a ceremony at the site.

Canada, U.S. to examine long-standing Columbia River Treaty

Regulators from the U.S. and Canada are reviewing an international agreement that has stood for almost 50 years, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Spots still available for several HydroVision International 2012 Co-Located Events

The organizers of HydroVision International 2012 invite event attendees to maximize their experience by attending a co-located event.

Act introduced to extend National Dam Safety Program

Senators Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii) and John Boozman (R-Ark.) have introduced legislation that would reauthorize dam safety programs first authorized through the Water Resources Development Act of 1996.