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    Upcoming Events

  • Register Women in Hydropower Breakfast at the NHA Annual Conference Tuesday, April 29, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM, Capital Hilton - Senate Room

    Building on the Women in Hydropower Professional Group’s successful first meeting earlier this year, please join us for NHA’s inaugural Women in Hydropower Breakfast.  The event will include a conversation with Lisa Grow of Idaho Power about her experiences as an engineer and executive in the industry as well as a discussion with NHA Executive Director Linda Church Ciocci on how to improve gender diversity in NHA and among industry leadership. The remaining time will be spent on several rounds of high velocity and extremely fun speed networking.

    Co-sponsored by NHA, NWHA and the Women in Hydropower Professional Group, the Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Senate Room at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC.  A continental breakfast will be served and there is no cost to attend. Both women and men are encouraged to participate.  Space is limited, so please reserve your spot today.

  • Register National Hydropower Association Annual Conference April 28 - 30 2014, Washington D.C.

    The NHA Annual Conference provides a forum for industry, legislative and regulatory agency staff to exchange knowledge and expertise pertinent to the hydroelectric industry.  Don’t miss this opportunity to network with 500+ hydroelectric professionals in our nation’s capital this spring.

    Click on here for full conference program details and register today.

  • Register NHA Midwest Regional and Hydro Users Group Meeting May 13 - 14, 2014, Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay

    Join industry professionals for interactive discussions covering a variety of regional topics including dam safety, public safety, NHA and FERC updates and operations and maintenance.

    Program Agenda:

    May 13, 2014

    8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Owner’s Meeting (MHUG Owner Members only)

    4:00 PM – 7:00 PM-  Badger Hydro Plant Grand Opening in Kaukauna (Open to the public.  Guided tours and refreshments)

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Welcome Reception at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay

    May 14, 2014

    8:00 AM – 4:35 PM- Regional Meeting at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay

    Session Topics:

    • Welcome and Meeting Overview
    • NHA Activities/Initiatives and Washington Update
    • A Brand New Hydro:  Badger Project Review
    • Tainter Gates and Lessons Learned
    • Operational Excellence
    • Wisconsin DNR
    • Communications (MHUG Website Forum, NHA Poll, DamNation movie)
    • FERC Issues and Initiatives, Q&A
    • FERC Form 80 – Recreational Survey
    • Open Q&A / Hot Topics

    Hotel Accommodations

    Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay
    2040 Airport Dr, Green Bay, WI 54313

    Please make your room reservation directly with The Radisson Hotel (limited space available).   Reserve your room by April 13, 2014 by calling the hotel directly  at 920-494-7300 and requesting the NHA  group rate of $94 a night plus applicable taxes.

    Complimentary wifi, self parking, airport shuttle and fitness center will be available for all guests.

    Please contact Francesca Blanco (francesca@hydro.org) with questions and for sponsorship opportunities. NHA will be holding similar Regional Meetings in other areas of the country throughout the year.  Please check www.hydro.org for details.

    Host Regional Association:


    Gold Sponsors:

    Alstom  Andritz

    B&V  hcms


    HDR  Kleinshmidt

     Mavel logo with color bar  M&H

      mwh   parsons

    stoel    Van Ness

    voith    weir

    Silver Sponsors:

    HIS   TRC

     Media Sponsor:


    Cancellation Policy:
    You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by April 28, 2014 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.

  • Register NHA 2014 Alaska Regional Meeting June 11 - 12, 2014, Ted Civic Center, 888 Venetia Ave, Ketchikan, AK 999901

    Program Overview:

    June 10, 2014

     6:00 PM – 7:30 PM- Welcome Reception and Networking
    Cape Fox Hotel- 800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901

    June 11, 2014

    7:30  AM – 5:00 PM- Regional Meeting
    Ted Ferry Civic Center – 888 Venetia Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901

    Session Topics         

    • NHA Washington Update
    • Building a partnership with the Forest Service on hydro development
    • Building environmentally friendly hydro in Alaska
    • Emerging Regulatory Issues Facing Hydro Development in Alaska
    • Business Case for Alaskan Hydro                      

    June 12, 2014

    7:30 AM – 12:15 PM-  Regional Meeting
    Ted Ferry Civic Center – 888 Venetia Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901

    Session Topics

    • Dam Safety Issues
    • U.S. DOE Water Power Program Update:
    • Update on NHA’s Operational Excellence Program

    1:00 – 6:00 PM- Tour of Southeast Alaska Power Agency’s Swan Lake Project  Additional fee $45
    Fee will cover transportation to the Swan Lake project via monohull and light refreshments.

     Hotel Accommodations:

    Cape Fox Lodge
    800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901
    Room Rate:  $179.99 / night plus tax
    Call 1-866-225-8001 and reference the National Hydropower Association to get the group discounted rate
    Complimentary wifi, parking and shuttle to the airport ferry.

    Best Western Plus Landing Hotel
    3434 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901
    Room rate:  $180 / night plus tax
    Call 1-800-428-8304 and reference the National Hydropower Association for the group discount rate
    Complimentary wifi, parking and local shuttle service

    Host Utility: 


    Host Alaska Organizations:

     APA  SEC  AEA

    Gold Sponsors:

    Alstom   Andritz

    B&V  hcms

    HDR  Kleinshmidt

     Mavel logo with color bar  M&H

      mwh   parsons

    stoel    Van Ness

    voith    weir

    Silver Sponsors: 


    Media Sponsor:


  • Hydropower Finance Summit October 2, 2014, The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E 45th St, New York, NY

    Presentations on:

    • Status of Renewables Generally and Hydropower in the Mix
    • Financial Markets and Opportunities for Hydro
    • Federal Incentives for Renewable/Hydro Development
    • State/Regional Incentives for Renewable/Hydro Development
    • Who is Financing and Building – New Construction and Rehab
    • Roundtable:  Investing in Hydropower

    Reception immediatly following the conclusion of the Summit

  • NHA Hydraulic Power Committee Fall Meeting October 6-8, 2014, Holyoke, MA
  • Register Ontario Waterpower Association- Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow October 19- 21, 2014, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

    Join OWA for the largest gathering of the hydroelectric sector in Canada!

    • 400+ delegates including, generators and developers, project managers, investment firms, environmental consultants, engineering firms, legal practitioners, First Nations, federal and provincial government representatives, product and service providers and more….
    • Two day trade show with exhibitors from around the world
    • Several keynote speakers discussing key challenges & opportunities for the hydroelectric sector
    • Numerous educational and technical sessions
    • Awards ceremony recognizing industry leaders
    • Tremendous networking opportunities

    Visit the OWA website at http://conference.owa.ca