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Winds of change
14 December, 2005
Technology has been developed which combines a number of small wind turbines with water pumps to create ‘wind dams’, writes Allan McCreadie

New rules for relicensing
22 November, 2005

Working around a relicence
12 October, 2005
As part of the FERC relicencing process, hydraulic design changes were necessary at the Salt Springs dam in California, US. Michael C Johnson, James E Pearman and Rod Lubben report on the results of a physical hydraulic model study to find an acceptable fixed cone diversion valve and stationary hood combination for use at the project

Alliant Energy to sell US hydro plants
07 October, 2005
Interstate Power and Light Company (IP&L), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its ownership interest in three US hydroelectric power plants to North American Hydro (NAH).

Niagara's new addition
21 September, 2005
A 10.4km tunnel is being constructed to supply additional water from above Niagara Falls to Sir Adam Beck hydroelectric complex in Ontario, Canada

Changes for Canada
15 September, 2005
Hydro looks set to face a more limited role in Canada, suggests Neil Ford

OPIC approves insurance for Colombian loan
12 September, 2005
US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has approved political risk insurance to cover US$212M in financing for a project to upgrade five hydro power plants in Colombia, enabling a significant increase in the South American country’s electricity generation.

Fishing for solutions
22 August, 2005
David Schowalter and Karl Kuehlert explain how computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has been used to evaluate fish protection solutions in the hydroelectric industry

Talking hydro
19 August, 2005
Since its inception in 1994, the International Centre for Hydropower has helped promote the development and utilisation of hydro throughout the world. Line Fjellvær talks to IWPDC about the organisation’s future objectives and aims

Fast track to success for San Francisco project
30 June, 2005
The US$302M San Francisco hydroelectric project is currently being constructed in Ecuador to relieve the country’s present power deficit. The 230MW project is located entirely underground and includes the construction of a number of large caverns and a 9km long hard rock TBM drive. Amanda Foley recently visited the project site

Small studies in Ecuador
30 June, 2005
A pilot small hydro scheme is being developed in Ecuador to serve rural areas which are currently without any electricity

Chile reconsiders hydro
23 June, 2005
Gas supply problems in Chile have encouraged the country’s government to consider the development of new hydroelectric power projects, says Neil Ford

Once removed - decommissioning Finlayson dam
16 May, 2005
C. Richard Donnelly, Larry King and Mike Phillips discuss the removal of Canada’s Finlayson dam

Risky business for dams
18 April, 2005
C Richard Donnelly and Michael Morgenroth discuss the use of risk based procedures to assist in making informed and proactive dam safety decisions

In the public domain
16 March, 2005
Neil Ford considers the public face of dam construction and how far hydroelectricity has come to being an accepted form of energy

On course for success
20 January, 2005
Efrossini C. Kalkani, Iris K. Boussiakou, and Leda G. Boussiakou analyse the procedures that educational theories suggest for classroom learning, and apply these procedures in restructuring a civil engineering course in Hydraulic Structures and Dams for an international audience

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