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1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W304H
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Development and operation of small hydropower facilities provides great value in terms of low-cost electricity, particularly for nearby communities. Learn about various aspects of this ultimate distributed energy source, from financing issues to case studies of projects being built to technology advances that are accelerating this ...read more...

Session Chair
Charles (Chuck) Kahler, PE, PMP
Vice President, Project Manager, Waterpower & Dams
Stantec
United States
Session Co-Chair
Lee Ward
Regional Business Manager
Rockwell Automation
United States
Panelist 1+
Mwaura "Felix" Njogu
Chief Technical Officer
Skynotch Energy Africa
Kenya
Panelist 1
Patrick Kimathi
Chief Executive Officer
Skynotch Energy Africa Limited
Kenya
Panelist 2
Glen Harrison
Business Development Manager, Hydro
ABB Inc.
Canada
Panelist 3
Boualem Hadjerioua
Lead Water Power Energy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
United States
Panelist 4
Danny Miles
Principal Engineer
Snohomish County Public Utility District
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W304H
Format: Panel

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With its low operating costs, non-existent fuel costs, and long lifespan (100 years or more), hydropower is an exceptional baseload resource. Recognizing this, many in the electric utility industry are relying more and more on hydro, through such approaches as co-locating intermittent renewables and adding battery ...read more...

Session Chair
Sergio Souza
North America Sales Director
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
United States
Session Co-Chair
Brian Murtha
Hydropower Project Manager
Black & Veatch Corporation
United States
Panelist 1
Carl Atkinson, III, P.E.
Director, Sales and Marketing
Voith Hydro, Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Herbie Johnson
Hydro General Manager
Southern Company
United States
Panelist 3
Kevin Young
President
Young Energy Services
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W304H
Format: Panel

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Changing weather patterns are affecting the development and operation of hydroelectric facilities. Glacial melting is adding more “fuel” to the system, but some areas of the globe are experiencing significant water shortages. This session covers the feast and famine sides of the water supply issue, from ...read more...

Session Chair
Megan Nesbitt
Senior Technical Leader-Hydropower
Electric Power Research Institute
United States
Panelist 1
Lasantha Sampath Jayasinghe
Climate Change and Hydro Power Potential in the Region and the World
Project Manager, Eco Power Holdings Limited, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Panelist 2
Michael Mondshine
Vice President, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change
WSP
United States

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