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    Upcoming Events

  • Register 2016 NHA California Regional Meeting December 6 -7, 2016, San Diego, Ca

    Join industry professionals in San Diego, California on December 6 – 7th for the NHA CA Regional Meeting!  A draft agenda can be found here.

    Meeting Outline

    December 6

    2:00 – 4:00 PM                   Tour of San Vicente Dam

    5:30 – 6:30 PM                   NHA Welcome and Networking Reception

    December 7

    7:30 AM –5:00 PM             NHA California Regional Meeting

    Session Topics

    • NHA Washington Update & State Update
    • US Department of Energy Vision Roadmap Update
    • ESA Habitat Rules and Habitat Implementation and Licensing
    • Relicensing – Where Do We Go From Here?
    • Hot Topics on Energy Storage
    • Valuing Hydro – Part 1 & 2

    Meeting Venue and Hotel Information

    Sheraton San Diego Marina
    1380 Harbor Island Drive
    San Diego, CA 92101

    NHA has a negotiated room rate of $189 (plus tax) a night.  Please call (619) 291-2900 or and mention NHA to receive this rate or click here to reserve your room.

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  • NHA Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship January 4, 2017,

    NHA created the Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship in 2008 to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. Our growing industry has professionals in many different fields, including engineering, IT, biology, environmental sciences, forestry, hydrology, animal sciences, management, financial services, communications, and other areas. Many companies also offer high-paying skilled labor and technical positions.

    Beginning January 4, 2017, the National Hydropower Association will be accepting applications for the 2017 NHA Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship.  The $2,500 scholarship goes to a promising young person who demonstrates the academic skills and commitment to help create the next generation of leaders in the hydropower industry.

    Application Details

    Who: (1) current college sophomores or juniors who will be college juniors or seniors beginning fall 2017, or graduate students with a mini-mum cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university; or (2) Applicants must be students with an equivalent GPA at an accredited vocational technical school or program. All applicants must be U.S. Citizens or legal residents.

    Applicant must be pursuing a program of study that is related to the hydropower industry: Engineering, sciences (biology, fisheries, and hydrology), communications, or environmental studies.

    Application: Click here to download. Applications will NOT be accepted until January 4, 2017.

    Deadline: February 15, 2017

    Award Announcement: At the NHA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., in May 2017

    Send applications to:
    The National Hydropower Association
    Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship Program
    Scholarship Management Services
    One Scholarship Way
    Saint Peter, MN 56082

  • 2017 Waterpower Week in Washington – Annual Conference, IMREC and METS May 1 - 3, 2017, Washington, DC

    Save the Date!

    We will be back in Washington, DC on May 1 – 3, 2017 to host Waterpower Week in Washington including the NHA Annual Conference, International Marine Energy Conference (IMREC) and Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS).  Stay tuned for details!