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EDF to install Eco-flow Turbinator
15 November, 2017
The Turbinator is a compact small hydro turbine with an integrated...
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Turning hydro dreams into reality 15 November, 2017 IWP&DC interviews Alistair Marsden, Sales & Marketing Director at renewable energy developer and consultancy Dulas about the role of hydropower in the UK.

A global challenge 12 October, 2017 Riverlab is a research group based at the University of California Berkeley College of Environmental Design in the US. Led by Professor GM Kondolf, Riverlab strives to inform...

How to avoid the digital traps of the 21st century 11 September, 2017 Energy companies and water utilities must treat cyber risks as permanent and persistent risks to their entire enterprise, and develop an organisation-wide cyber strategy to...

The Oroville Incident – an opportunity for dam safety 12 July, 2017 Martin W. McCann, Jr is Director of the National Performance of Dams Programme in the US. Here he talks about what why we should view the recent spillway failure at Oroville Dam as...

Welcome to the Batcave 12 July, 2017 A lithium-ion battery and hydropower are working together in the Nordics in an effort to prevent the premature wear and tear of turbines.

Enabling sustainable growth 15 June, 2017 The Opuha Dam project in New Zealand is described as being a great success story for the economic prosperity of the region, enabling the development of a robust agricultural...

An optimistic picture 01 June, 2017 New research from Oxford University looks at how Chinese dam builders are increasingly adopting international construction standards in response to dam opposition.

Installing hydro for Welsh Water 11 May, 2017 Crispin Angood, Senior Project Manager at Dulas, gives an insight into two new hydropower plants in Conway County, North Wales.

Is pumped storage the key to increasing renewables in Australia? 20 April, 2017 Recent electricity price spikes and a state-wide blackout in South Australia have highlighted the need for reliable power to balance the potential volatility of some renewable...

Deep at Mosul 06 April, 2017 Mosul dam, in Iraq, has major ongoing grouting needs. Italian contractor Trevi is performing the vital cut-off wall improvements. Report by Patrick Reynolds

Hydropower’s inherent risk factors 09 March, 2017 Thomas Dietler, Martin Wieland and Martin Fuchs from Poyry give an insight into the natural hazard considerations in hydro power development.

Meeting dam safety standards 15 February, 2017 Colorado’s century-old Beaver Park Dam is rehabilitated to meet dam safety standards. By Douglas Yadon, John Clark and Matthew Gavin

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