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.
H.E. Elham Ibrahim is the African Union Commissioner for Energy and Infrastructure.
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
Gabriel Azevedo is a recipient of the Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower, an award that recognises individuals within IHA's membership for outstanding contributions to th
The IHA Blue Planet Prize will be awarded in 2017, and is open for participation.
33 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2015, including 2.5 GW of pumped storage, according to estimates in our new briefing,
The quantity, timing and quality of river flows all have a marked impact on the sustainability of freshwater and estuarine ecosystems.
I’m going to outline five key issues which the hydropower industry might raise when considering changes to downstream flow regimes.
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