In May 2015, we hosted the World Hydropower Congress in Beijing, China. One of the key organising partners was the China Society for Hydropower Engineering.
33 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2015, including 2.5 GW of pumped storage, according to estimates in our new briefing,
In December 2015, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) carried out an annual issues survey for the first time. This new, annual initiative aims to take the pulse of the
At the COP21 meetings in Paris, the French hydropower industry pledged to ensure that hydropower can play a leading role in the transition to a clean energy economy.
In December 2015, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) conducted a new annual survey.
A Canadian study based on life-cycle assessments sheds light on how different power generation options and electricity mixes compare in terms of their greenhouse gas footprint an
After two weeks of intense negotiations in Paris, 195 nations have agreed on a plan to hold the “increase in the global average temperature to well below 2° C above pre-industria
At the end of 2015 we can look back on a significant year for hydropower, from the gathering of the sector at the World Hydropower Congress in Beijing, to the crucial Paris Agree
International renewable energy organisations have come together at COP21 in Paris to demonstrate that reliable 100% renewable energy is not only possible, but that systems alread
For the first time, we are taking the pulse of the hydropower sector at large in a new annual survey.
El Hierro, the westernmost of Spain’s Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean, is using a wind/hydro hybrid system to move towards a 100 per cent renewable energy supply.
With the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including a dedicated goal to provide universal access to modern energy services, hydropower has an important role to play in th
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