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Van Epps takes over command of Corps’ Northwestern Division

Brig. Gen. Peter Helmlinger transferred command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division to Col. Geoff Van Epps in a ceremony held July 22 at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Van Epps...
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U.S. rejoins the World Energy Council

Under efforts to play a key role in the global energy transition, the U.S. has rejoined the World Energy Council ahead of the 2022 summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The U.S. co-founded the WEC in...
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Natel Energy announces $20 million funding to further deploy Restoration Hydro Turbine

Natel Energy announced a $20 million funding round, led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) and supported by Chevron Technology Ventures, to build momentum in deploying its flagship product, the Restoration Hydro Turbine (RHT). “As more...
Portland General Electric

PGE, CTWS commit to 16-year partnership at 366.8-MW Pelton Round Butte project

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs (CTWS) and Portland General Electric have entered into an agreement extending their long-standing partnership at the 366.8-MW Pelton Round Butte hydroelectric project on the Deschutes River, which is...
HYDROVISION International

Executive Interview: HYDROVISION International’s leadership team

Clarion Energy’s Hydro Group educates and informs the global hydroelectric power industry through the HYDROVISION International event and Hydro Review website. This interview with the group’s leadership team provides insight into the return to...

CPUC approves transfer of four Klamath River hydroelectric facilities to KRRC

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved Pacific Power’s request to transfer ownership of four hydroelectric facilities on the Klamath River, known as the Lower Klamath Project, to the Klamath River Renewal Corporation...
Bearing Spotlight

Get your bearings questions answered during July HYDRO+ session

Do you have questions about bearings in your hydro plant? Maybe you have maintenance concerns or issues with reliability. Our July session in our ongoing HYDRO+ free monthly virtual training program will provide the...

U.S. DOE releases report on energy sector employment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has shared the findings of its 2021 U.S. Energy Employment Report (USEER). The study began in 2016 to better track and understand employment within key energy sectors. Before the...
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Hydro Review: Cedar Falls Hydroelectric: The Birth of Public Power in Seattle

Construction of the 30-MW Cedar Falls Hydroelectric Project was launched Seattle City Light, an electric utility in Washington State. The plant, built nearly 120 years ago, was inducted into the Hydro Hall of Fame...
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DOE’s EERE announces selectees for technical assistance, upcoming funding opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), through its HydroWIRES Initiative, announced three selectees for a Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance for...