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Hydro open day a success
19 June, 2017
Gilkes has announced that its recent Hydro Site open day has had a...
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Addressing the energy-water nexus in Southern Africa
Friday, May 19, 2017 With vast hydrological resources, the pressure of growing population, increasing energy investments and the threat of climate change, the World Bank believes it is now time to...

Identifying and monitoring hydro investments
Thursday, March 09, 2017 The International Hydropower Association is participating in the Climate Bonds Initiative’s Hydropower Technical Working Group.

Making collaboration work
Monday, December 05, 2016 Cross-border water projects do exist and can be successful in South Asia, despite the region's political and economic differences. Suzanne Pritchard takes a closer look at the...

A thirsty future
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 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
Monday, July 25, 2016 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
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Doug Wylie explains why the world’s dams are now primary targets for cyber attack.

US Federal permitting reforms - A benefit to industry?
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 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
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 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?
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 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
Monday, July 20, 2015 Mike Swiger and John Clements from Van Ness Feldman give readers an indepth look at the issues facing US hydroelectric licensing.

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