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Utility new recruit scores with hydropower pitch

Envirotec Magazine

Inspired by an industry-leading hydropower scheme at his local site in Falkirk, Zac Mooney presented at the Pipeline Industries Guild Professional Development Network Competition. Expressing his gratitude, Zac said: “I am thankful to have been given the opportunity to showcase my hydropower learnings so early in my Scottish Water career. “We

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China Brings High-Elevation Hydropower Project Online

POWER Magazine

The first unit of one of the world’s highest-elevation hydropower plants began operating in China in April. China Energy said the Maerdang hydropower station (Figure 5), sited at more than 16,000 feet above The post China Brings High-Elevation Hydropower Project Online appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Hydropower Remains Renewable Leader Despite Climate Challenges

POWER Magazine

As the oldest renewable energy resource, hydropower is well-established as a reliable source of dispatchable energy. It’s commonly believed that hydro’s The post Hydropower Remains Renewable Leader Despite Climate Challenges appeared first on POWER Magazine. Yet, it is often overlooked and taken for granted.

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Heat and drought are sucking US hydropower dry

The Verge: Energy

Photo by George Rose/Getty Images The amount of hydropower generated in the Western US last year was the lowest it’s been in more than two decades. That includes states west of the Dakotas and Texas, where 60 percent of the nation’s hydropower was generated. You can blame extreme heat and drought for the drop in hydropower last year.

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OPG Embarks on Major Refurbishment of Niagara Falls Hydropower Stations

POWER Magazine

GW Sir Adam Beck I and II hydroelectric complex near Niagara Falls. […] The post OPG Embarks on Major Refurbishment of Niagara Falls Hydropower Stations appeared first on POWER Magazine. Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will partner with GE Vernova to complete a 15-year project to refurbish the iconic 1.9-GW

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydropower

POWER Magazine

For many years, the National Hydropower Association has designated August 24 as National Hydropower Day in the U.S. In honor of the occasion, POWER is highlighting a variety of things […] The post 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydropower appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Major Hydropower Project Moves Forward in Angola

POWER Magazine

Work continues on what would be the largest hydropower project in Angola, a $5.2 billion run-of-river power station that Angolan officials have said could come online as early as 2026. […] The post Major Hydropower Project Moves Forward in Angola appeared first on POWER Magazine.