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Dam safety work at 92-MW Caribou Falls Generating Station to be complete this year

Ontario Power Generation’s 92-MW Caribou Falls Generating Station is undergoing a major overhaul to correct erosion at its Block Dam #2.

RESOURCECODE to develop marine data toolbox for energy sector

The RESOURCECODE project has been launched to support investment and growth in the wave and tidal energy sector through the creation of an integrated marine data toolbox.

Mark your calendars: August 23 is National Hydropower Day in the U.S.

Next Friday, August 23, has been declared National Hydropower Day in the U.S. by the National Hydropower Association.

Quebec ministry determines fish mortality caused by dissolved gas supersaturation

An investigation by Quebec’s Ministry of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change has determined that recent fish kills in the Lievre and Ottawa rivers were caused by dissolved gas supersaturation.

Hydro Review: Vertical Transport of RCC Mix to Build Large Dams in Steep Valleys

This article presents several methods that can be used to transport RCC mix vertically, when building large dams in steep valleys.

Kikagati small hydropower station in Africa achieves financial close

The 14-MW Kikagati hydropower station being built on the border between Uganda and Tanzania has reached financial close, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) announced.

ARENA to provide $40 million funding for South Australia’s first pumped hydro plant

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), on behalf of the Australian government, has announced up to $40 million in funding towards the deployment of a pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) project in South Australia.

Opinion: Blackouts will be the new norm in UK without investment in energy storage

A major power outage across the UK last week that left nearly a million homes without electricity and disrupted travel across the rail network was triggered by failures at two large generating facilities operated by RWE, according to a press release from ILI Group.

Former AGL CEO Vesey to head up Pacific Gas & Electric

Vesey has more than 35 years of utility experience, most recently as managing director and CEO of Sydney-based AGL Energy Ltd.

Video highlight: How industry associations are advancing and supporting hydropower

During the opening keynote session at HydroVision International 2019, two videos were shown that provided answers to four important questions, around how hydro associations worldwide are working to advance and support the industry.