Small Hydro Canada 201416th and 17th April 2014, Vancouver, Canada
Hydropower plays a major role in Canada’s energy portfolio. However, with so many facets playing into future developments, there is much to learn and discuss in order to optimize your business opportunities. We are very proud to announce Arena International’s 6th annual Small Hydro Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
We are pleased to welcome back key power generation companies, developers, EPC contractors as well as government bodies and financial investors at an international event that jumps to new heights from year to year. As we enter a crucial stage in the future of Small Hydro in British Columbia, can you afford to miss this event?
* New for 2014: in addition to this Western Summit, we will be hosting an Eastern Summit on June 18th-19th in Toronto. More details to be announced shortly.*
Small Hydro Canada 2014 attracts high level members of a range of organisations including hydro technology development companies, plant construction, plant operators, environmental organisations, energy grid operators, regulators and government bodies.
Right now we are working with stakeholders from across the industry to create a collection of discussions and presentations that will keep you at the forefront of developments in this sector. Each year our talks delve into state-of-the-art solutions and case study-based success stories that enable you to take your business forward.
Our Small Hydro series proudly boast a collection of very high-calibre speakers - including CEOs, Company Presidents, Financial Directors and Energy Specialists – from the most reputable companies and associations within small hydro.
Hydro developer Renewable Energy Holdings (Pty) Ltd (REH) has begun commercial operations of its 4.5MW Stortemelk Hydro plant, the third hydro scheme developed by the company in South Africa.
RWE Innogy’s 3MW Cia Aig Hydro Scheme has been officially inaugurated in Scotland by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy together with Hans Bünting, Chief Operating Officer Renewables of RWE International SE .
The International Hydropower Association is expanding its knowledge networks initiative to include eight topics identified as the most challenging for the sector.
Innovation Norway's Arena programme has approved funding for the Norwegian Tunnel Safety Cluster (NTSC), a project designed to develop innovative and sustainable solutions for better tunnel safety, both in Norway and internationally.
The European Commission has approved plans put forward by the Czech Republic in September 2015 to provide financial support to operators of hydropower installations with a capacity of up to 10MW.