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Court orders protection for Sioux graves
14 December, 2000

14 December, 2000
The removal of Edwards dam on the Kennebec river in Maine, US, may have far-reaching implications on how we view the permanence of dams, the concept of public interest and the notion of private property. Fred Ayer offers a personal view and explores these subjects with other protagonists in a post-mortem of the case

US hydro industry meets to discuss international development
30 November, 2000

Daytime exposure for corona
16 October, 2000
Daytime aerial inspections are set to revolutionise the maintenance of transmission line equipment. Suzanne Pritchard explains how the development of a corona camera which utilises solar blind filters has made this possible

Himalayan hydro on the horizon
15 September, 2000
Privatisation and an urgent need for clean electricity in the north of India is improving the prospects of developing Himalayan hydro. Timothy Sharp reports

Keeping the faith
15 September, 2000
At the World Hydro Forum members of the industry tried to puzzle their way out of the ethical conundrum which dams worldwide are facing. Suzanne Pritchard reports

NHA goes with the flow
17 July, 2000
Although regulatory reform and increasing public awareness are still at the top of the National Hydropower Association’s campaign agenda, it is refocusing to meet its members’ changing needs. Suzanne Pritchard explains why NHA is striving to become a one-stop shop for the US hydro industry

Environmental commission to monitor BC Hydro plants
17 July, 2000

Fish passage facility at York Haven
17 July, 2000

Protecting eels: a new challenge for US hydro power operators
16 June, 2000
Doug A Dixon explains why the American eel is becoming a new consideration for US hydro power

First certification for Low Impact Hydropower Institute
16 June, 2000

Fighting for recognition
16 June, 2000
Hydro power is still battling to be recognised as a renewable energy resource in the US. Suzanne Moxon explains how decommissioning and an increasing regulatory burden are contributing to the uphill struggle

Further delays for Lower Churchill
16 June, 2000

A growing problem
11 May, 2000
Douglas A Dixon from EPRI gives an insight into the nature and severity of sedimentation problems at US hydro power facilities

Snake river dam removal debate intensifies
13 April, 2000

Facing up to dam removal
15 March, 2000
Relicensing hydro power facilities in the US can be hard work. But imagine what it must feel like when this arduous process leaves you with two options: an uneconomic operating licence or dam removal? Suzanne Moxon spoke with Terry Flores from PacifiCorp about her experiences at Condit dam

Assessing the industry’s new shape
15 March, 2000
The hydrogenerator market is making a strong showing in refurbishment projects, but new projects are increasingly rare. Will the restructuring of the last year be sufficient to maintain the industry?

The Achilles ‘eel’ of fish passage
15 March, 2000

Hatching up small hydro
10 February, 2000
Hydro power plants and fish rarely enjoy a harmonious relationship but construction of the Dworshork small hydro power plant in the US is proving otherwise. Suzanne Moxon reports

Assessing hydro’s true potential
10 February, 2000
You know untapped hydro potential is out there but your next biggest step is determining if it is feasible. Technology and economics are just part of the equation these days as social and environmental considerations play a greater role. If you had a report detailing undeveloped capacity with potential impacts, surely you’d be half-way there? As Suzanne Moxon reports, hydro developers in the US are on their way

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