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A New Paradigm for the Hydropower Workforce

Jul 18, 2024
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 important for leaders to understand changing workforce needs, educating and training to new skills sets that align with future power plant automation, workforce diversity and inclusivity, as well as how to attract talent that fulfills these roles.

Session Moderated by: John Blackwell


Derek Stone, System Integration Specialist - Lucky Peak Power Plant Project
Jennifer Daw, Senior Researcher - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
John Blackwell, Hydro Program Manager - Denver Water
Nate Myers, Electrical Engineer and Manager of the Hydropower Diagnostics and SCADA Group - Bureau of Reclamation

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