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Red Rock Hydroelectric Project: Successfully Generating New Power from a Pre-Existing Dam

September 14, 2021

By Tom Andrews and Rachael Bisnett

Stantec experts discuss the challenges and successful completion of adding hydropower to the Red Rock Dam in the latest issue of Power Magazine

Power Magazine has named The Red Rock Hydroelectric Project a 2021 POWER Top Plant award winner in the Renewable Energy category. The decision to add power generation to the existing Red Rock Dam on the Des Moines River was based on the desire to supply clean, reliable, cost-effective, long-term renewable electricity to local communities. As the owner’s engineer and designer on the project, Stantec experts shared the knowledge and experience on the project with Power Magazine.

Read the full article in Power Magazine.

  • Tom Andrews

    With a breadth of experience in hydroelectric power and dam projects—as well as all associated tunnels, civil work, and transmission—Tom leads projects and teams for Stantec’s Energy group.

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  • Rachael Bisnett

    Rachael leads dam modification projects with a focus on risk informed decision-making—as a geotechnical engineer with domestic and international hydroelectric project experience, she specializes in performing risk analyses to assess dam safety.

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