Hydropower Videos

Renewable Energy Is Driving the Energy Transition: REWNA Recap Video

Power-Gen International is the largest show for the traditional power generation industry, hosting more than 1400 exhibitors and more than 20,000 visitors in December each year. What were the hot topics in 2014? Renewables. Watch the video for more.

Letter from the Editor: How We Evaluate Projects of the Year

Ever wondered how PennWell editors select award-winning projects? This video offers more details about what we look for when we evaluate potential Projects of the Year.

Ashlu Creek Hydro Plant - Fish Enhancement Channels

Innergex VP Matt Kennedy shows a small portion of the more than 58,000 square metres of fish spawning habitat that the company created just downstream of the Ashlu Creek powerhouse. Each fall, thousands of salmon spawn in the pools and ponds.

Ashlu Creek Hydro Plant - Turbine and Generator

The force of falling water spins one of three turbines in the Ashlu powerhouse, which transfers energy via this axle directly to an adjacent generator.

Ashlu Creek Hydro Plant - Fish Ladder

This fish ladder allows trout to bypass the weir that creates the plant's headpond, and continue swimming upstream.

Ashlu Creek Hydro Plant - Minimum Instream Flow Valve

Innergex's Matt Kennedy shows the Ashlu Creek Hydro Project's minimum instream flow valve, which ensures at least 2.42 cubic meters per second of water continue downstream past the plant intake at all times.

Select Soundbites from the EPA Carbon Rule Announcement June 2, 2014

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announces new EPA Carbon regulations. States will now work to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030.

Letter from Editor: Energy Storage Offers Flexibilities To the Power Industry

When we consider the rapid rise of energy storage that we are witnessing all across the globe, it is key that we remember all of the reasons that this technology is and/or will be a key component in the grid of the future.

The Balanced Generation Portfolio: Holy Grail or Red Herring?

Find out what speakers and attendees had to say after a megasession on what makes the ideal energy portfolio for utilities at the 2013 Renewable Energy World North America Conference and Expo.

Xiangjiaba Wins 2013 Hydro Project of the Year Award

Debbie Mursch of Alstom discusses the details of why the Xiangjiaba Hydropower Plant in China won the 2013 Hydro Project of the Year Award.

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