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Continued growth in demand for electricity means utilities must continually plan for future needs and how to meet them. An IRP is an important tool to help hydro plant owners make the most of hydropower as a low-cost resource and part of a larger generation portfolio.

 

Waterpower Hydro Basics - Communicating Hydro's Value

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 10:35 AM - 11:35 AM | Room 301

This course emphasizes on the importance of communicating hydropower's role and/or value. Discuss with your peers and learn new initiatives for hydropower. 

This course shares examples of communication with: 

  • School Children
  • Communities
  • Media or Environmental Groups
  • Policy-makers 
  • Discussion and Q&A 

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KEYNOTE

Opening Keynote (Utility Executive Roundtables and Hydro Hall of Fame)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM | Location TBA

Our Keynote session kicks off HYDROVISION International and is open to all attendees and exhibitors. The HYDROVISION Keynote features executives and thought leaders from the power sector and beyond. The keynote will also feature the presentation of the 2024 Hydro Hall of Fame awards and our Utility Executive Roundtable.

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