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Canada’s national hydropower industry event of the year The WaterPower Canada Conference & Trade Show is your annual opportunity to […]
Hydro’s birthplace in the U.S. Upper Midwest
Although opinions differ, it is generally accepted that the Upper Midwest of the U.S. is the birthplace of modern hydropower. The first hydropower plant to operate was installed in Michigan in 1880, and in 1882, the first hydro facility to serve private and commercial customers began operating in Wisconsin.