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Clean Energy

Keys to Off-Grid Success

Have two Swedish researchers found the answers to successful implementation and management of off-grid hydropower provision not only in Tanzania but elsewhere in Africa? That remains an open question for now. Helene Ahlborg and Martin Sjöstedt of the Chalmers... read more

Energy Grid De-coupling Trends

While there is a growing trend in Africa to implement utility-scale renewable energy projects supplying power to national grids, “decoupling” is an emerging trend that allows buildings, suburbs and even districts to source electrical power independent of national... read more

Hydropower Uncertainties in Africa

In Sub-Saharan Africa, hydropower is regularly ranked the most economically viable large scale source of energy. In most countries in the region, it is one of the top sources of power alongside coal, gas and diesel fired power stations. Africa as a whole has... read more

Power Drives Africa’s Integration

Regional integration is essential to Africa’s growth. Of all the key infrastructure sectors – transport, energy, water and information communications technologies – power is taking the lead in connecting the continent. Many experts believe that large power generation... read more

Saving One Piece of Paradise: Renewable Energy in the Pacific

Andrew Bird is a senior hydropower engineer at MWH in New Zealand who specialises in the feasibility, design and construction and small to medium sized hydro and irrigation schemes. He has worked throughout the UK and Asia Pacific region and is currently the acting... read more

The Ohio River Hydropower Projects: The Future of US Energy

American Municipal Power (AMP) has positioned themselves as a leader in clean energy production. With the support of local communities, they have added hydropower to four existing Army Corps of Engineers dams along the Ohio River that will provide more than 300 MW of... read more

MWH Global Featured in PBS Documentary

​In a recently released PBS documentary “Panama Canal: Post-Panamax” produced by Miami-based WPBT2, MWH design team leader Greg Hillebrenner is featured as a result of his extensive involvement during design and construction of the Panama Canal Expansion Third Set of... read more

Drones Used as Sentinels of Photovoltaic Plants

There is a new monitoring system for photovoltaic installations based on the use of light remote-controlled aircraft: drones. It is the result of the work of a research team from the Milan Politecnico University, which has recently been awarded with publication on the... read more
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