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Are We Ready for the Hydropower Wave?

The aging of our transportation infrastructure gets most of the press these days, but often overlooked is the fact that our hydropower infrastructure is in the same state of decay. It’s an issue that won’t go away and that could lead to catastrophic consequences if not addressed. A pending wave of capital rehabilitation needs could be on the horizon. Will we be ready?
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How to Survive Remote Project Staffing Challenges

Updated June 14, 2016

In prior posts, I’ve covered several issues to consider before replacing or upgrading an existing hydropower turbine. These are challenging projects that tax even the most savvy operator. I’ve previously addressed the issues of:

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Sharing the Advantages of Hydropower [Infographic]

As humans and residents of the Northwest we've come to rely heavily on power generated by hydroelectric facilities. As energy consultants employing experts who assist in upgrading and maintaining hydro facilities, we are passionate about the benefits they offer. I'd like to share some thoughts I've compiled of the advantages of this industry.

Below are five tips I've summarized to keep in your back pocket if/when you may be confronted by critics.

I've also shared an infographic with some statistics and facts related to hydroelectricity.

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Stop! Read This Before Replacing or Updating Your Hydro Turbines (Part 3)

Updated June 14, 2016

In prior posts, I committed to an ongoing discussion about issues you should consider before replacing or upgrading an existing hydropower turbine. These are challenging projects which will tax even the most savvy operator. I’ve previously tackled the issues of risk management and remote geography. Other topics in this ongoing series will include:

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