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.
SN Aboitiz Power's (SNAP) 105MW Ambuklao Hydroelectric plant in the Philippines has passed the certification audit for Environmental Management System (EMS) conducted by TUV Rheinland with zero non-conformity.
A new power control system at North America's largest power plant - the 6.8GW Grand Coulee dam - is now operational using RTI Connext(TM) DDS.
Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1 in the US says it has developed a highly innovative plan for a proposed hydropower project southeast of Index that requires no dam, weir or river barriers, reducing construction costs by $10 million.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to Panama for a program that could see small hydropower projects provide electricity to rural areas.
Initial results reveal that modifications to Wanapum and Rock Island dam’s fish ladders following the discovery of a fracture in the Wanapum Dam structure are allowing safe passage to upstream migrating adult salmon and steelhead.