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A thirsty future
Freshwater scarcity will be a difficult and important challenge to overcome this century. Dam construction is seen as one solution to help increase water supplies, with the World...
The true value of infrastructure investment
As demand for infrastructure grows and economic growth slows down, governments, infrastructure investors, project owners and sponsors are being urged to rethink the value they...
The digital battlefield
Doug Wylie explains why the world’s dams are now primary targets for cyber attack.
US Federal permitting reforms - A benefit to industry?
US Federal permitting reforms for major infrastructure – will they provide relief for new hydro projects? Mike Swiger and John Clements report.
Aiming for 100% renewables
Reaching 100% renewable energy generation may seem like an audacious goal, advisory company Clean Edge says, but it is already happening. Hydropower has an important role to play,...
Is pumped storage hydro on the ropes in the US?
Nate Sandvik shares his views on the barriers that pumped storage needs to overcome before its effective development in the US
Preparing for the future: hydro licensing
Mike Swiger and John Clements from Van Ness Feldman give readers an indepth look at the issues facing US hydroelectric licensing.
A report from engineering firm Poyry takes a look at how the hydropower industry is taking responsibility for environmental conservation in the 21st century, and what steps need to...
Hydropower development in Africa - does size matter?
Hydropower, and in particular small scale hydro, has huge potential in Africa and can play an important role in bringing development to rural areas. Whereas large scale hydro can...
Driving change in the hydro sector
As readers of IWP&DC will know, there is a need to get hydropower companies into the discussions that shape policy and regulations. Together, says Kate Lazarus, Senior Operations...