Energy policy — hydroelectric: DARCA is holding a small hydro workshop June 15

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From email from the Ditch and Reservoir Alliance (John McKenzie):

The 2011 Colorado Small Hydro Workshop will take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at Lindsay Auditorium at the University of Denver.

The Workshop will include panels on small hydro in Colorado, new low-head technologies to agricultural applications, methods of financing hydro projects in Colorado, innovative utility policies to support small hydro, a review of Colorado’s FERC permitting pilot program, as well as a recent projects roundtable. The luncheon keynote address will be provided by TJ Deora, Director of the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office.

The workshop is being held in conjunction with the National Hydropower Association’s Regional Meeting, which is taking place at the same location the previous day, Tuesday, June 14th.

Both events are free and registration is open to any interested members of the public. Registration is available on-line at

More hydroelectric coverage here and here.

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