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The modern dam engineer
15 February, 2018
Like many industries, the dam industry is influenced by both internal...
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Exploring the future of robotics 14 February, 2018 Are more female students showing an interest in underwater robotics?

Integrating energy storage 25 January, 2018 IWP&DC talks to John Jung, President and Chief Executive Officer of Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc, about a new 4MW energy storage system to be integrated with the Buck...

Island paradise 17 January, 2018 Andrew Bird from Stantec explains how the island of Samoa in the Pacific Ocean has proven itself as a leader in small hydro and the global fight against climate change

Bridging the data gaps 04 January, 2018 The development of a modelling package will help developing countries to make more informed decisions about small hydropower potential, and the future impacts of climate change.

EDF to install Eco-flow Turbinator 15 November, 2017 The Turbinator is a compact small hydro turbine with an integrated permanent magnetised generator. Following successful installations in Norway, CleanPower is now focusing on the...

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.


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