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.
This article is featured in the 2017 Hydropower Status Report, launched at the World Hydropower Congress in Addis Ababa in May 2017.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress closed on Thursday 11 May with strong commitments from multiple stakeholders towards delivering better hydro.
33 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2015, including 2.5 GW of pumped storage, according to estimates in our new briefing,
Although recent studies have shown that the gross greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Chinese reservoirs were not as high as previously estimated, there are nonetheless increased e
Sami Khan, a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, attended the 2015 World Hydropower Congress in May as the winner of the IHA Young Researcher of the Ye
The 2015 World Hydropower Congress took place on 19–21 May in Beijing, China, bringing together over 1,000 representatives of government, the finance sector, civil society, acade
The 2015 World Hydropower Congress has drawn to a close. Here we take a look at the highlights of the final two days of the congress.
The 2015 World Hydropower got under way at the iconic Sunrise Kempinski Hotel at Yanqi Lake, Beijing, China on Tuesday 19 May.
A new IHA briefing, 2015 Key Trends in Hydropower, shows that hydropower is continuing its strong growth trend with 36 GW of new capacity added in 2014.
Hydropower is undergoing a worldwide renaissance; but what are the factors driving it? In this interview, Richard Taylor, chief executive of the International Hy
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