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Sharing hydro locally A study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) says that Nepal’s most vulnerable investors will benefit from improved safeguards on local shares in hydropower projects.
ICOLD gets technical about climate change Emmanuel Grenier is the Public Relations Officer for the International Commission on Large Dams. Here he gives an insight into the work being carried out by its technical committee...
Hydropower facilities: vulnerability to cyber attacks A new report focuses on the increasing vulnerability of hydroelectric facilities in the event of an extreme cyber attack
Balance for better Let’s get more women into engineering – an International Women’s Day plea from training provider DTL
Plain sailing – or choppy waters ahead? There is concern in the UK dam industry that a gradual decline in the number of inspecting engineers will continue to fall to a level that may not be sustainable. Research by...
An extraordinary challenge IWP&DC spoke with Richard Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of the International Hydropower Association about key lessons he has learned throughout his career
Coming under close control ABB Ability digital control technology is optimizing the remote support of Enel Generación’s hydropower fleet across Chile, improving coordination and information-sharing
A coastal scientist’s perspective on dam removal The removal of two large dams on the Elwha River in Washington State gave coastal scientist Ian Miller the single best opportunity of his career to study the fate of sediment...
Technically speaking Andreas Halvarsson, Ken Grubb and Jerry Westermann outline the important work that ICOLD's Hydromechanical Technical Committee carries out in relation to the design, manufacture...
A bright future According to new research, there are substantial benefits to the development of unexploited hydropower potential in Tanzania.
Replacement project BC Hydro has energized the new John Hart generating station facility
City Light helps put out the fire Seattle City Light has been recognised for its Skagit hydroelectric project wildfire mitigation plan. Nathan MacDonald gives more details.
River renewal Mark Bransom, Chief Executive Officer of the Klamath River Renewal Corporation, gives an update on the largest dam removal project in US history
Sound advice Arne Berndt at SoundPLAN International examines steps that can be taken to help mitigate excessive noise in the dam construction and hydroelectricity industries
Reaching the pinnacle ICOLD President Michael Rogers speaks with IWP&DC about his appointment, which he describes as the pinnacle of his professional career.
Tunnelling research Leif Lia and Kaspar Vereide report on ongoing large scale tunnelling research in Norway
The second phase The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) provides information on the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, and details on how work is progressing on Phase II
Red John – new pumped storage for Loch Ness Intelligent Land Investments Group plans to develop a new pumped storage project in the Scottish Highlands using Loch Ness as the tail pond. The company is keen for the community to...
Seal of approval for Latschau The Latschau reservoir is a hub for the hydroelectric power facilities of Vorarlberger Illwerke at Montafon in western Austria. The sealing of the reservoir has now been refurbished...
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