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  1. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    Engaging the future hydropower workforce comes with challenges that look different than the challenges of the past. Understanding these challenges is critical for the industry to be successful. It is ...
  2. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    The rise of renewable energy sources forces hydropower plants to change often, wearing out important parts faster. To keep these plants safe and dependable, we need models that track and predict essen ...
  3. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the U.S. requires its licensees to apply the storm-screening protocol during Part 12 inspections or after a major storm event. This presentation will discus ...
  4. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    This is a panel discussion on the future of asset management. This panel brings together leading practitioners and industry experts to explore current trends and thinking around the future of investin ...
  5. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Bearings and seals are essential pieces of equipment in hydropower facilities, and their importance cannot be overlooked as plant owners seek to ensure compliance with environmental best practices, pa ...
  6. To Be Announced
    • Breakfast Roundtables
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com. Join us on Thursday for roundtable discussions ...
  7. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    This session will present three case studies on various operation and maintenance topics for hydropower plants. These case studies can helpful for plant owners and operators to learn from best practic ...
  8. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    The study unpacks the role of climate-induced droughts on the generation capabilities of hydropower infrastructure and alternative investment potential to enhance redundancy in the Southern African Po ...
  9. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    Microgrid deployment in remote communities often fails due to environmental challenges, inadequate community engagement, uncertain system ownership, limited local technical expertise, and financial is ...
  10. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Hydropower-generating stations require large investments and are considered the economic and strategic backbone of several countries. Unfortunately, maintenance technicians often lack expertise and tr ...
  11. 303
    • New Development
    How do conventional and small hydro development fit in the new world? This session will discuss whether or not these projects can be financed and technology improvements. Experts will also discuss whe ...
  12. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    The U.S. hydro industry is using dam safety risk analysis and dam safety risk-informed decision-making, prompted by new regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Dam safety risk, ...
  13. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    Hydropower project developments face a myriad of challenges that can significantly impact their implementation. On the regulatory front, navigating a web of permits, approvals, and compliance requirem ...
  14. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has conducted the second demonstration of a small hydropower plant black start. It includes Fall River Electric Cooperative's 5.5 MW Felt hydropower plant and INL's 250 ...
  15. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    The final step will be presented in a multi-step research project to develop a simple method to optimize waterway dimensions for all possible discharge and duration. First, the author developed the me ...
  16. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    The authors developed a unified roadmap to achieve a data-driven approach that can provide the basis for future efforts in supporting national operational water management by providing needed informat ...
  17. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Completed in 1984, the 1,800 MW Dinorwig Pumped Storage Hydro (PSH) powerplant in Wales, UK, remains the largest PSH in Europe. Dinorwig has always played a critical role in maintaining the stability ...
  18. 303
    • New Development
    The apportionment of equity in hydroelectric development depends on many factors, but it is important to understand how equity is distributed. Projects must have a satisfactory return on investment to ...
  19. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    In this session, attendees will learn how hydropower producers are recognizing and responding to a variety of threats that can make continued reliable operations and maintenance a challenge. Panelists ...
  20. 303
    • New Development
    This session will be devoted to the financial requirements necessary for the closing of a pumped storage project. A variety of elements are needed to financially close. The developer needs a power pur ...
  21. 404
    • Global Symposium
    This event is by invitation only. If you are interested in attending please contact Elizabeth Ingram. Visit our Global Symposium page for additional info. This complimentary, invitation-only symposium ...
  22. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    Hydropower and pumped storage play important roles in a power grid with a high renewable share. Future power grid scenario studies explore hydropower's role and the uncertainty of new development. Mea ...
  23. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    Columbia River Basin hydropower is a vital element for the U.S. western power grid, with a high renewable share. Over-reliance on hydropower in the future power grid can have a negative impact on the ...
  24. 302
    • Workshop
    Rehabilitation of existing hydroelectric facilities is a major business opportunity. With existing assets continuing to age, and hydropower even more important as a baseload resource to support interm ...
  25. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Hydro plant reliability is the fundamental most important attribute required by all water delivery owners. One of the most significant contriutions to hydro plant reliabilty is the rewind of generator ...
  26. Offsite
    • Workshop
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This workshop will take pl ...
  27. Offsite
    • Workshop
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This workshop will take pl ...
  28. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Hydroelectric energy production, storage, and transport facilities are rightfully designated as critical infrastructure resources. Effective and efficient management of these resources requires real-t ...
  29. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    This session will present information on a multi-timescale hydro model used to investigate the significance of updating the hydrological data during power system planning and operation studies. The st ...
  30. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    This presentation delves into best practices and recent innovations in temperature measurement technology from a field installation/operations perspective. A vast majority of the temperature measureme ...
  31. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    Inverter technology allows for variable flow through turbines while maintaining power generation, even during low river flow events. Typical generator schemes require constant generator speed to maint ...
  32. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    In this discussion, panel members will provide strategies for improved productivity, enhanced safety, and lower cost. The session will review: Improved productivity: Routine maintenance minimizes equi ...
  33. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    Owners and developers of hydroelectric projects globally must ensure the social and environmental benefits of these facilities. In this session, panelists will discuss such issues as benefit sharing, ...
  34. 403
    • Mega Session
    All badge holders are eligible to attend. Hydroelectric power globally is facing challenges with fuel supply in the form of droughts in some regions and flooding in others. Climate change-induced alte ...
  35. 402
    • Mega Session
    All badge holders are eligible to attend. Decarbonization of the global electric power system requires a significant shift toward renewable energy, including wind and solar generation, which by nature ...
  36. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    A Micro Seismic Resonance (MSR) method has been developed to improve seepage characterization through, beneath, and around dams. MSR is a passive seismic method that detects zones of higher permeabili ...
  37. To Be Announced
    • Keynote
    All badge holders are eligible to attend. Our Keynote session kicks off HYDROVISION International and is open to all attendees and exhibitors. The HYDROVISION Keynote features executives and thought l ...
  38. 303
    • New Development
    Hydroelectric projects are being developed worldwide, much more in other regions than in the U.S. This session will provide an overview of these development projects, lessons learned, challenges, and ...
  39. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    The construction of high dams has led to significant challenges in managing flow rates discharging over spillways, resulting in cavitation damage on hydraulic surfaces. To address this, aerator device ...
  40. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    The Horse Creek Cove of Grand Lake in Oklahoma experiences toxic cyanobacteria blooms that negatively impact lake residents and operations of the Grand River Dam Authority. The surrounding watershed i ...
  41. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    For any business, being connected to the public is vital for communication, sales, growth, job recruitment, and support. The hydro industry is in need of a public relations recharge. As energy users c ...
  42. 302
    • Industry Trends and Analysis
    In this presentation, the speaker will present different electrical issues or troubleshooting problems to the audience to see how they would have fixed/repaired a problem. The speaker will provide the ...
  43. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    Detailed, accurate rainfall-runoff analyses based on one- to two-week lead-time forecasts of precipitation are critical for quantifying the response of rivers and streams, threats to the public, and p ...
  44. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    This presentation covers remedial action schemes (RAS) and components (equipment). What is not a RAS? The author also will cover applicable WECC/NERC/CIP standards, operating instructions/three-part c ...
  45. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Many dams have been destroyed or at risk of destruction when spillway gates did not open when they should have. Overspill spillways are the most reliable, but labyrinth spillways should be considered ...
  46. 304
    • Operations and Maintenance
    Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask Generating Station was recently placed in commercial service (2022). A huge island of peat was noted approaching the dam, and efforts were made to remove the island by boat. T ...
  47. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) uses several mitigation techniques to improve dissolved oxygen (DO) and water temperature of the released water through turbines. One of these techniques, describe ...
  48. 303
    • New Development
    This technical session will provide case studies of hydro development related to several technical aspects, including cofferdams, powerhouses, water conveyances, and equipment (turbine, generator, con ...
  49. 303
    • New Development
    Advancing pumped storage projects requires sound and suitable technical and environmental plans. Because of the long timeframes and amount of money required, developers must be on their game regarding ...
  50. Exhibit Floor Booth 128
    • KNOWLEDGE HUB Equipment and Technology
    Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory with partners at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed the Hydropower Technology Catalog (HTC) tool (www.hydrotech.inl.gov) through funding from ...
  51. Offsite
    • Technical Tour
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This tour includes a visit ...
  52. Offsite
    • Technical Tour
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This tour will give attend ...
  53. Offsite
    • Technical Tour
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. During your visit to the E ...
  54. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. Emphasizing the importance ...
  55. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. In this session, attendees ...
  56. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. During this session, atten ...
  57. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This session covers the hy ...
  58. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This session provides an i ...
  59. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. Learn the nuts and bolts o ...
  60. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. Attendees will build a sol ...
  61. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This session provides an i ...
  62. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. Attendees will learn about ...
  63. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This session will deliver ...
  64. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics 2.0
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This continuation of the 2 ...
  65. 301
    • Waterpower Hydro Basics 2.0
    Pre-registration for this event is required and includes an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out to info@hydroevent.com to reserve your seat. This workshop will kick of ...
  66. 301
    • Environmental Issues and Water Management
    The recent failure of a dam in Libya, killing more than 10,000 people, highlights the need to rethink dam safety and potential life. A large dam will have a long life -- unless it fails. Few, if any, ...
  67. To Be Announced
    • Women with Hydro Vision
    All summit pass holders are eligible to attend. Pre-registration for this event is required. Only exhibition badges will include an additional fee. Visit your registration resource center or reach out ...

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