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Understanding Open-Channel Flow Equations for Hydro Applications
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Chezy and Manning developed equations that are used to determine the average volumetric flowrate in open channels. This article explains a laboratory method that was developed and tested to further…


American Hydro to modernise two units at Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, USA
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American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a major contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment of the Unit 5 & 15 turbines at…


Award-Winning Hydropower Project Helps Electrify Ethiopia
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The government of Ethiopia has set a goal of providing access to electricity to all its citizens by 2025. It still has a long way to go, but projects such…


5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydropower
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The National Hydropower Association designated Monday, August 24, 2020, National Hydropower Day in the U.S. In honor of the occasion, POWER is highlighting a variety of things many people may…


Rains Complicate Ethiopian Hydro Dam Dispute

Ethiopia says it had reached a “major common understanding” with Egypt and Sudan related to the first filling and annual operation of the 6.4-GW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), paving…