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Giving the green light for BC small hydro
16 December, 2008
Independent power producers are taking up the challenge to develop British Columbia’s plentiful supplies of small hydro. Suzanne Pritchard reports

Examining hydro's future role
08 July, 2008
A recent workshop in the US helped to redefine hydro power’s role in the changing generation mix. Report by Tom Key and Patrick March

Water ways
20 June, 2008
Hydroelectric dams are making a comeback in the US. But instead of erecting new structures, savvy engineers are retrofitting existing dams without hydro power facilities, or low efficiency or under sized hydro facilities to harness water’s potential power and provide a clean, renewable source of energy, writes Norman Bishop

Approaching the governor
29 February, 2008
There are many considerations when looking at improvement to governor systems at plants, explains David L Kornegay, senior project engineer with North American Hydro

Benchmarking for hydro in changing energy markets
29 February, 2008
Benchmarking can improve performance in a range of applications including hydro plants, explains Eric Tiffany, senior vice president – power generation at HSB Solomon Associates

Seattle's strategy
29 February, 2008
Seattle’s local utility is developing a knowledge transfer system to operate and maintain the system, explains its dam safety supervisor, Walter L. Davis

Impsa pushes its envelope
29 February, 2008
As hydro sector opportunities increase, Impsa is steadily pushing the envelope of its extensive electromechanical offerings technologically but also beyond traditional fulfilment to more turnkey supplies and developer possibilities

Emitting the truth
16 January, 2008
Hydro-Québec has a programme of research underway at Eastmain-1 to help establish the science and facts behind greenhouse gas emissions from hydroelectric reservoirs. Suzanne Pritchard reports

Keeping the dream alive
10 January, 2008
It took 21 years to unleash hydroelectric potential at the Summersville dam in the US. Fierce competition, legislation and stakeholder involvement tested the dedication of the hydro project developers. Report by Sue Pritchard

A removable solution
10 January, 2008
The US Army Corps of Engineers is preparing the installation of its third removable spillway weir (RSW) on the Lower Snake river. Kevin Crum reports on why the RSW was needed and details the installation at the Lower Monumental dam

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