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    WaterPower Canada Launches Industry's Premier National Annual Event: The Virtual 2021 Canadian Waterpower Week

  • Jun 15, 2021

    WaterPower Canada announced its annual Canadian Waterpower Week will be held virtually from October 6 to 8, 2021. The Conference will explore hydropower's evolving role in our clean-energy mix as we build toward net-zero emissions in Canada.

    More than 400 industry stakeholders, representing Canada, U.S. and abroad, will navigate the key issues and opportunities facing the sector. Over three days of programming, attendees will gain exclusive insights and network with key industry stakeholders, including decision-makers from hydropower generators, senior executives, supply chain experts, and representatives from government, academia and think tanks.

    "The next 10 years are critical to advance the projects and investments that will be needed to achieve Canada's Paris Agreement climate targets, and to build toward net zero from there," said Patrick Bateman, Interim President, WaterPower Canada. "This Conference for Canada's original and largest clean and renewable energy industry will explore the major competitive advantages that hydropower presents as we phase out coal, increase clean power production, and advance electrification and green hydrogen. Join us at this milestone event. It will be an unparalleled opportunity to navigate this path together."

    WaterPower Canada is thrilled to have the support of Canada's leading hydroelectricity producers and developers including BC Hydro, Hydro-Québec, Manitoba Hydro, Ontario Power Generation, TC Energy and Evolugen, and major manufacturing, engineering, and construction companies such as Andritz Hydro Canada, BBA, GE Renewable Energy, Kiewit, SNC-Lavalin, Barnard, HATCH, CIMA+, and marketing agency 3flow communications, in the delivery of the event. Find out how you can raise your company's profile at the conference and show support for the industry.

    Industry experts and thought leaders are invited to express their interest to speak at the event here.

    Visit the brand-new conference website to learn more and take advantage of early-bird registration by June 30, 2021, to save!

    SOURCE: WaterPower Canada

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  • Keeping Current

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  • Product Showcase

    Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) has a new addition to their line of power quality products – HPS Centurion P Passive Harmonic Filter.

    It is specifically engineered to mitigate harmonic currents created by non-linear loads. The initial product release has ratings from 5 to 500 horsepower. It improves power quality by simultaneously reducing harmonics and improving true power factor, resulting in an efficient and reliable solution.

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