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Global Hydropower Day 2022

The inaugural Global Hydropower Day on Tuesday 11 October 2022 highlights the benefits of sustainable hydropower to people and communities. 

Gilkes are joining the celebrations by celebrating the hydropower on our doorstep.  Gilkes head office is in Kendal, known as the Gateway to the English Lake District, and the company has been supplying hydropower plants for this region of England since 1853. 

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Grytviken Micro Hydro

GRYTVIKEN HYDRO CONTRACT AWARD

Earlier this month the hydro sales team signed a contract with the Government of South Georgia for a micro hydro scheme at the Grytviken site in South Georgia. 

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We can, with Hydropower

The International Hydropower Association have launched a new global campaign to highlight hydropower’s role in achieving net zero and energy security.

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Hydro Site Open Day 2022

Register for our next Hydro Site Open Day.  This is a unique opportunity for future site owners, developers and anyone with a keen interest in hydro to see all aspects of a working hydro installation.

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King Cove Hydro Refurbishment

Delta Creek Hydro Facility Upgrade Work

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Working Day of a Hydro Service Engineer

Kevin Sutherland is a Senior Field Service Engineer for Gilkes. In the first of our "Day in the Life" series, Kevin takes us through a typical working day of a hydro service engineer.

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Cummins Launch QSK95 Engine

Cummins launches QSK95 engine for ultra-class mining trucks.

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10 Years of Servicing Scotland’s Small Hydro Fleet

Over the last 10 Years Gilkes have opened 3 service centres in Scotland to serve the small hydropower fleet.

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Hydro Exhibitions 2022

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Pumps Exhibitions 2022

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Small Hydro Having a Major Impact

Gilkes hydro's successful projects in Malawi demonstrate how small hydropower can make a big difference on the continent, from entire countries to local communities.

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Feasibility of Small Hydro Solutions for Mines

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Rise of the machines (1)

IWP&DC takes a look at some of the latest news and developments concerning machinery in the hydropower and dams industry.

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Powering Kenya (1)

Small Hydropowers roots in Kenya

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