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Where can I find information about companies offering services for hydropower project developers, operators and owners? offers a comprehensive Suppliers Directory that features more than 1,200 companies from around the world that supply products and services for the hydroelectric industry.

The online version of the Suppliers Directory is available year-round at as listed under the “Home” tab, and includes a number of search functions to help users find exactly what they’re looking for.

In addition, once a year, we publish an annual listing of companies and the products/services they provide in the magazines exclusively to subscribers. The Hydro Review annual Suppliers Directory (published each January) focuses specifically on companies providing hydro products and services in the United States and Canada. The HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide annual Suppliers Directory (published each May) lists companies providing hydro products and services in countries all over the world (with the exception of the United States and Canada).

What kind of businesses and organizations are included in the Suppliers Directory?

With more than 1,200 companies currently listed in the Suppliers Directory, products and services offered range from actuators to zebra mussel removal to everything in between. These products and services are organized into seven broad category types:

How can I have my company or organization included in the Suppliers Directory?

Your company’s listing can be included online and in the relevant annual magazine versions free of charge.

To add or manage an existing listing, go to: On this page, companies can add their own listings and manage their information at any time throughout the year.

How can I submit an event for inclusion on

Events can be submitted for consideration by emailing information to PennWell Hydro Group Managing Editor Elizabeth Ingram (

Where can I find information about job opportunities in the hydro market?

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