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Nicolas Serrie

Natel Energy appoints Serrie general manager of hydro

Natel Energy has appointed Nicolas Serrie, former vice president of product management for General Electric Hydro and president of GE Hydro France, as its general manager of hydro. Serrie brings nearly two decades of experience...
NTPC hydro

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Snare Hydro System worksite

The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) of Northwest Territories, Canada, has declared an outbreak at the Northwest Territories Power Corporation’s (NTPC) Snare Hydro System worksite after two people developed COVID-19 since...
Fatih Birol

IEA executive director named on Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people

International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol has been named as one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time in its annual list, highlighting the growing global impact of IEA’s work on...
Dam safety report

British Columbia not effectively overseeing the safety of dams, Auditor General finds

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has concluded that the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has not effectively overseen the safety of dams in the province. The...
Cameroon map

ATB sets up penstock fabrication workshop for 420-MW Nachtigal Hydropower

ATB Riva Calzoni announced it has completed the temporary workshop at the 420-MW Nachtigal Hydropower Project in Cameroon that will be used to fabricate the project’s penstocks. Fabrication of the 5.6-m-diameter pipes for the Nachtigal...
HYDROVISION virtual

Get virtual access to conference sessions scheduled for HYDROVISION International 2021

Next week, HYDROVISION International is hosting its Virtual Ticket, featuring six exciting content sessions that would have been presented at the 2021 live event. As announced last week, due to the current difficult conditions surrounding...
Canyon Ferry

Reclamation awards contract to refurbish 50-MW Canyon Ferry generators

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation has awarded an $18,843,500 contract to Andritz Hydro Corporation to replace and refurbish components of three electric generators at its 50-MW Canyon Ferry power plant. The work...
Orbital turbine

EC chooses Orbital Marine Power to lead FORWARD-2030 tidal energy project

Orbital Marine Power announces it will lead a pan-European consortium to deliver the €26.7 million (US$31.5 million) FORWARD-2030 project, set up to accelerate the commercial deployment of floating tidal energy. The Fast-tracking Offshore Renewable energy...
Edenville, Sanford report

Edenville Dam failure attributed to static liquefaction instability

The independent forensic team (IFT) investigating the May 19, 2020, failures of the Edenville and Sanford dams in the U.S. state of Michigan released an interim forensic report, which includes findings to date on...
Itaipu hydro

Brazil creates state-owned company to operate 14-GW Itaipu hydro, nuclear plants

The Brazilian government has created a new public company that will manage the 14-GW Itaipu hydro plant, which Brazil shared with Paraguay, as well as nuclear plants and other assets currently operated by state-owned...