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Horizon 2020: funding opportunities for hydro and ocean power
Thursday, June 05, 2014 by Hydropower and ocean powered technologies have been listed in the European Union’s latest funding programme for research and innovation. IWP&DC gives more details about Horizon 2020.

Bui Dam project, Ghana
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Officially commissioned in December 2013, the 400MW Bui Dam project in Ghana has been named a project of the year by IWP&DC

Delivering Chacayes in Chile
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Pacific Hydro has received various industry accolades for construction of the 111MW Chacayes run-of-river hydropower scheme in Chile. Matthew Forwood gives more details.

North American Project of the Year – Niagara tunnel project
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by The Niagara tunnel project officially came into operation in March 2013, to provide renewable power to Ontario for the next 100 years. The project has been selected by International...

Youngs Creek small hydropower project
Thursday, January 24, 2013 by Snohomish Public Utility District in the US has recently opened Youngs Creek small hydropower project, the first new hydro scheme in Washington State for almost 20 Years. Neil...

Extreme dam building
Friday, January 18, 2013 by Construction of the Taishir hydroelectric project in Mongolia has demonstrated that RCC dams can be successfully designed and built in extreme environmental conditions. Jack Linard...

Grande Dixence – an engineering achievement
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 by The Grande Dixence hydro power complex in Switzerland is still considered to be one of the industry’s greatest engineering achievements

An African success story
Sunday, June 20, 2010 by The Lesotho Highlands Water Project is set to claim its rightful place as a blueprint for Africa’s future water resources development and management initiatives. Motlatsi Nkhasi...

Grand design at US project
Sunday, June 20, 2010 by By tracing the historical origins of the Grand Coulee dam in the US, it becomes clear why this is considered to be one of the most awe inspiring projects in the world

An engineering wonder
Sunday, June 20, 2010 by The 60-year-old Snowy Mountains hydro project boasts an impressive array of dams, hydro power plants, a pumped storage station and tunnelling systems. To secure the importance of...

Uncovering Samanalawewa
Thursday, April 01, 2010 by Kamal Laksiri gave IWP&DC a detailed report on the story behind Sri Lanka’s 100m high Samanalawewa dam

Fulfilling a bold dream – the St Lawrence-FDR Power Project
Thursday, April 01, 2010 by The year 2008 saw New York Power Authority celebrate the 50th anniversary of its St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project on the St Lawrence River. Here we take a look back...

Manapouri power station - taking on the challenges
Thursday, April 01, 2010 by The Manapouri hydro power station is New Zealand’s largest hydro facility with a current maximum output of around 730MW. The project is located in an area that has received World...

Limberg II – the ‘invisible’ plant
Thursday, April 01, 2010 by Limberg II pumped storage plant will more than double capacity at the Kaprun hydro scheme in Austria upon its completion in 2012. The plant’s components will be built almost...

Creating Kárahnjúkar
Thursday, April 01, 2010 by A remote wilderness region of eastern Iceland is the scene of the Kárahnjúkar hydro power project

Building Bujagali
Thursday, April 01, 2010 by Construction work on Uganda’s Bujagali scheme finally began in late 2007. Here we present a profile of this controversial 250MW project

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