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Award winning scheme from NYPA
20 August, 2012
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has received an Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters (OSAW) Award from the National Hydropower Association (NHA) for the habitat restoration of Little Beaver Island, the fourth such award for the power utility

Unlocking hydro potential
20 August, 2012
Hydropower still has enormous unfulfilled potential in the US. Recent reports suggest that the country’s conventional hydro fleet could be expanded by 15% - without the construction of a single new dam. But can hydro find the right key to unlock such growth potential? Although the Department of Energy has been applauded for its research efforts into energising non-powered dams, the US Army Corps of Engineers has also been criticised for excluding hydro from recent proposals. Suzanne Pritchard reports.

Las Vegas in luck
20 August, 2012
A Falcon ROV is playing a key role in a project to keep fresh water flowing to the US city of Las Vegas

Developments in South America
22 June, 2012
There has been major growth in the hydropower sector in South America. Carrieann Stocks presents a round-up of some of the latest projects under development in the resource rich region

Gift of the gap
15 May, 2012
Hydro and more transmission links are increasingly key resources to balance intermittent generation as more wind and solar plants are built, in Europe and North America. Report by Patrick Reynolds

An evolutionary step
04 January, 2012
A team of scientists believe they have made an important evolutionary step in dam evaluation. Suzanne Pritchard reports on the development of the Integrative Dam Assessment Modelling tool.

Overhaul at Ludington
04 January, 2012
Following earlier turbine overhauls, all six units are being refurbished and upgraded at Ludington pumped storage plant, beside Lake Michigan, reports Patrick Reynolds

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