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Hydro


Large and small hydropower, hydrokinetic, and ocean power projects and technologies

Hybrids Combine Technologies to Enhance Electricity Production

Solar + wind, solar + storage, wind + storage—even fossil fuels combined with renewable energy—are supporting the growth of hybrid power plants that are breaking the norms of traditional power…



Large Hydro Station Wins POWER’s Highest Honor, 21 Additional Outstanding Projects Recognized in 2022

It’s always difficult to select winners from the field of nominations submitted to POWER for its annual awards, and this year was no exception. The Wudongde Hydropower Station was the…


Reduce Plant Fuel Use, Emissions, and Operating Cost with Performance Models and Predictive Maintenance

Thermal power generation has to adapt new methods to thrive as renewables transform dispatch. Now used more often as a bridge source of power rather than the main source of…


NERC Warns of Tight Generation Resources, Fuel Supply Issues This Winter

Power shortfalls could be rife over the next three months across a large portion of the North American bulk power system (BPS), particularly during extreme and prolonged cold conditions, the…


Fish Friendly Hydro: Natel Energy Is Proving It’s Possible

Hydropower projects frequently face resistance from environmental groups for a variety of reasons. One of the more common objections to hydro is the high turbine-induced mortality of fish. The passage…


Egypt, Hosting COP27, Renews Call for Resolution on GERD Hydro Project

The world’s largest event centered around climate change is shining a spotlight on one of the most-pressing debates in the Arab world—what to do about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam…