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Under the influence - 60 most influential people in the industry
06 October, 2009
Welcome to International Water Power & Dam Construction’s list of the 60 most influential people in the industry. These people have helped shape the course of the global hydro and dams business over the last 60 years. This list – in alphabetical order – is the result of nominations from contacts and readers around the world, and was decided by a panel of industry experts

Transmitting development strategies
18 August, 2009
Brian Yanity presents a review of regional hydro power development strategies involving proposed international transmission lines connecting the US state of Alaska and Canada

National honour for American Hydro President
19 June, 2009
Selim Chacour has been elected into the US National Academy of Engineering. To celebrate this honour, IWP&DC looks back at the career of one of the US’ most successful designers of hydraulic turbines

Innovation under water
19 June, 2009
Good teamwork was the key to a successful refurbishment project on a cracked surge shaft liner at Middle Fork hydro project in the US. Black & Veatch were one of the project partners who helped undertake the work without dewatering the surge shaft and tunnel

Financing options: talking with the IDB
15 May, 2009
Alejandro Melandri, Energy Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank, gives IWP&DC an insight into the different financing options the Bank offers hydro developers in the Latin America and Caribbean region, and provides information on how to apply for such funds

Conflict and cooperation in South America
08 May, 2009
Despite widespread cross-border problems, South America has more than its fair share of major bilateral hydro schemes. Itaipu remains one of the region’s largest hydro ventures, but what other schemes are on the cards? Neil Ford reports

Decommissioning dams - costs and trends
20 February, 2009
An alternative to refurbishment of dams is the retirement and removal of structures which have reached the end of their life cycle. Over 450 dams have been removed in the US alone, with some of the largest being hydro dams. So what has been learnt? Here, Kevin Oldham draws from recent US case histories of hydro dam removals, exploring trends across three critical interlinked areas: costs; sediment management; and dam removal methodology

Green hydro pioneers: ten years on
17 February, 2009
The Low Impact Hydropower Institute will celebrate its tenth anniversary in 2009. Here, Executive Director Fred Ayer interviews three members of LIHI’s governing board and asks these green hydro pioneers to take a look back at the institute’s ten-year record

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