Main resource for Hydro Energy development, Hydro Review Worldwide (HRW), has released their new edition for July 2012. In this issue, you can read latest news and technical information on Hydroelectric Industry Worldwide such as Eletrobras of Brazil, Welding Pelton Runners, Comparing Faced Symmetrical Hardfill and Concrete-Faced Rockfill Dams and more.
Sustainable Development on the Mekong
The Mekong River in Southeast Asia is filled with possibilities when it comes to hydropower development, but a number of concerns can make building new hydro facilities there a tricky and uncertain endeavor.
Viewpoints from the Board Room: Eletrobras of Brazil
Jose da Costa Carvalho Neto has been tapped by Brazil’s President Dilma Vana Rousseff to run Eletrobras, one of the top 10 biggest publicly traded electric companies in the world. His task is to make Eletrobras the largest clean energy company system in the world by 2020.
Comparing Faced Symmetrical Hardfill and Concrete-Faced Rockfill Dams
With both faced symmetrical hardfill and concrete-faced rockfill dams being suitable for sites with poor foundations, the authors set out to determine unique characteristics of the two dams types. Their research revealed a smaller amount of deformation and lower costs for FSHDs.
Welding Pelton Runners
Concerns over reliability of fully-cast integral Pelton runners prompted one major manufacturer to explore alternatives that allow fabrication of the runner from stronger, more robust materials. Based on forging and welding practices, these techniques offer an alternative to traditional casting.
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Hydro Review Worldwide (HRW) provides comprehensive coverage of the Hydroelectric Industry Worldwide. Its mission is to provide a worldwide network for sharing practical, technical information and expertise on hydroelectric power. HRW brings together the international community sharing a common interest in hydro.