Hydropower continues to be a catalyst for growth around the world as it remains the dominant form of renewable energy, having contributed over 16 per cent of the globe’s electricity production in 2016.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress took place on 9–11 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress closed on Thursday 11 May with strong commitments from multiple stakeholders towards delivering better hydro.
This article is written in collaboration with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and is featured in the 2017 Hydropower Status Report.
Uwe Wehnhardt is president and the chief executive officer of Voith Hydro, having taking up the role in January 2016.
31.5 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, according to estimates in our new briefing, 2017 Key Tre
The IHA annual issues survey is an initiative that aims to monitor the key issues facing hydropower, identify policy developments around the world that affect the sector, and ens
At the end of 2016 we can look back on a year of progress for hydropower, with many development landmarks achieved around the world. We have compiled some of the most notable ach
We are taking the pulse of the hydropower sector at large in this year's annual issues survey.
Historically, independent power producers (IPPs) have not been major players in the sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
Eric Martel is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro-Québec, having taken up the role in July 2015.
The west coast of South Korea, with its winding rias, many-sized inlets and wide tidal range, is a rich repository of tidal energy resources.
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