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.
Global declines in water storage are increasingly troubling.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress took place on 9–11 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
IHA participated in the second biennial Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) on 17-19 May.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress closed on Thursday 11 May with strong commitments from multiple stakeholders towards delivering better hydro.
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
The World Bank Group is an organising partner of the 2017 World Hydropower Congress, which will take place on 9–11 May in Addis A
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.
The 23rd World Energy Congress on 9–13 October in Istanbul, Turkey, will feature a discussion on hydropower’s role in a water-stressed world.
↑ Back to top