Hydropower

Portland General Electric (PGE) and the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation are installing a tower at the 366.8-MW Pelton Round Butte project that will both collect fish and act as an intake structure for the powerhouse.
Energy Efficiency

Megan McCluer is the new manager for the Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Hydropower

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation announces the appointment of three new officials.
Hydropower

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $3.2 million construction contract for dam safety modifications planned for Folsom Dam, on California’s American River.
Hydropower

Terry Fulp is the new deputy regional director for the Lower Colorado Region of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation.
Hydropower

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation is conducting research to develop better maintenance cost information for its turbine-generator units.
Hydropower

Dennis Philmon is the new facility manager for the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Reclamation’s 428-MW Hungry Horse Dam.
Storage

Although best known for building and managing many of the largest water projects in the western U.S., the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior, also participates in many community service events.