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HYDRO 2015, Bordeaux, France, 26th-28th October 2015

November 2, 2015

This year’s international gathering of hydropower specialists was held in Bordeaux, France, 26th-28th October 2015. Prof. John Reynolds, RIL’s MD, gave a presentation entitled ‘On the need to integrate Disaster Risk Management within the hydropower sector’. This was part of a specially-convened session following the devastating earthquakes in Nepal in April and May. As part […]

October 2014 – New tidal energy initiative launched

January 28, 2015

On the 31st October 2014, North Wales Tidal Energy and Coastal Protection Co. Ltd (NWTE), based in St Asaph, held its official launch at Porth Eirias, Colwyn Bay, north Wales. NWTE, of which Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of RIL, is also a Director, has the vision to become a significant generator of tidal renewable […]

Visit to Kathmandu for prospective capacity building

May 13, 2014

In late April, Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of RIL, visited Kathmandu, Nepal, to meet with colleagues with whom he had worked on a number of previous glacial hazards projects. While in Kathmandu he was able to meet with Dr Rishi Ram Sharma, Director General of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), to discuss […]

Leading the way at ASIA 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Climate Change

April 3, 2014

Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of RIL, gave the first presentation in the ten years’ history of the Hydropower & Dams ASIA bi-annual series of conferences and trade shows on the important subject of climate change and the impact of glacial hazards on hydropower development. He gave a paper entitled “Managing glacial hazards for hydropower […]

Sucessful Polar conference in Delhi, India

March 21, 2012

Although penguins and polar bears do not mix, the International Conference on the Science and Geopolitics of the Arctic and Antarctic, held in Delhi, India, 9th-11th March 2012, attracted representatives involved in both poles to a very productive and stimulating event. Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of Reynolds International Ltd, was invited to give a […]

Invited case history presentation at World Water Week

August 1, 2011

Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of Reynolds International Ltd, has been invited by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to present one of three case histories at their forthcoming seminar at World Water Week on Wednesday 24th August. This major international conference is to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, from 22-26th August. The subject of the […]

Keynote speech at IDB meeting on climate change

July 1, 2011

Prof. John M. Reynolds, MD of Reynolds International Ltd, was invited to present a keynote speech at the second of the IDB’s annual climate change workshops. The event was held in Antigua City, Guatemala, on the 19th-20th July 2011. His talk ‘Adaptation to climate change on the impact on glaciers’ was one of three invited […]