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Advances in hydropower tech can support renewable power system security
21 September, 2021
Innovative hydropower technologies can be a solution to growing demands for flexibility and reliability in renewable energy systems. Report by the International Hydropower Association

Dam development in Indonesia
14 September, 2021
Members of the Indonesia National Committee on Large Dams give an overview of recent activity across the country’s dam industry

Best practices for cyber security
10 September, 2021
Roger Clarke-Johnson of Emerson offers a practical guide to maintaining a strong cybersecurity posture

Going global: the 2021 World Hydropower Congress
06 September, 2021
The stage is set for the world’s premier hydropower event, which is now accessible to all

Developing a digital twin for hydropower systems - an open platform framework
27 August, 2021
US Department of Energy sponsored project will see Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory work together to develop a virtual, open-access platform that creates a digital representation of hydroelectric plants, using virtual and real-time data and feedback to optimise operations

Custom equipment
25 August, 2021
Underground tunnelling projects can often present unforeseen challenges which require innovatively designed equipment to help resolve them

Valuation guide
10 August, 2021
A new US Department of Energy-sponsored guidebook, spearheaded by Argonne National Laboratory, helps illustrate the value of investing in pumped storage technology.

Unlocking additional hydropower
05 August, 2021
Unlocking additional sustainable, reliable hydropower generation – both from the existing fleet and from new project development – are at the heart of Natel Energy’s developments. IWP&DC spoke to CEO Gia Schneider to find out more about the company and its product offerings

Committing to carbon neutrality
27 July, 2021
IWP&DC speaks with Mario Finis, Executive Vice President for Stantec’s Energy & Resources business, to discuss its pledge to become carbon neutral

Smarter site
14 July, 2021
SafeAI is accelerating autonomy in the construction and mining industries. Here the company explains how it is retrofitting heavy equipment with autonomous hardware and software to help the construction and mining sector create smarter, safer, more productive sites. Report by Bibhrajit Halder, Founder & CEO

Combining smart pressure control with micro hydro tech
07 July, 2021
A new pressure reducing valve that combines smart pressure control with micro hydro technology has been developed to meet both the water and energy challenges facing water utilities. Jennifer Allen Newton, President of Bluehouse Consulting Group, reports

The legacy of large dams
02 July, 2021
The role of large dam development and the interplay between water supply and water demand has been examined in a recent paper focusing on the US.

New era for green investment
23 June, 2021
The Climate Bonds Standard has launched new hydropower criteria for sustainable projects. Certification for hydropower is now formally available for issuers of green debt products across all markets.

Microseismic monitoring technique for dams and reservoirs
09 June, 2021
Microseismic technology applies high sensitivity geophones to monitor ground motions around them and wave propagation velocity change in the medium. Report by Camilla Tavares Rodrigues, Amanda Queiroz de Paula, Leonardo Santana Dias and Marilene Lopes Araújo of Tetra Tech South America

Developing New Hope
09 June, 2021
Shakeel Pervez presents details on a new concept for power generation and fluid transfer – named New Hope

Safety management of dams – the Australian practice
03 June, 2021
Dr Gamini Adikari and Natalie Kho of SMEC present details on dam safety practice and legislation in Australia

In the eye of the storm
25 May, 2021
The International Network for Storm Surge Barriers helps its members deal with common challenges to facilitate continuous improvement in the design, management, maintenance and performance of Storm Surge Barriers around the world.

Unlocking African potential
19 May, 2021
As part of the recent Digital Energy Festival for Africa, discussion presented by the Africa Energy Forum focused on overcoming development and environmental challenges to unlock hydropower potential across the region. Suzanne Pritchard reports

Discontinuance or adaptation?
10 May, 2021
A recent webinar hosted by the British Dam Society discusses managing reservoir assets and options for either remedial works or discontinuance.

Digging deep
05 May, 2021
Sabrina Kost, Acting Group Manager for SMEC's Sydney Tunnels team, shares her vast expertise and insights into the tunnelling industry, and explains what it takes to become a global tunnelling expert

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