Water power is establishing itself as the number one asset in reaching Canada's climate change goals, writes Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin, President of WaterPower Canada.
Benoît Revaz, Director at the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, talks about hydropower's role in Switzerland since it became the base for the country’s electrification at the start of the 20th century.
Tasmania is increasing interconnection, developing new pumped hydro and repurposing existing hydropower assets in a bid to become Australia's water battery, says Tammy Chu, Managing Director of Entura.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 IHA Board elections, which will take place between May and July this year.
Hydropower has come a long way since first emerging as a new and innovative form of power generation, with worldwide installed capacity now above 1,250 gigawatts.
Twelve months after the UN Climate Conference in Bonn (COP23), the Polish city of Katowice hosts COP24.
Across the world, the owners and operators of hydropower projects built decades ago are weighing up the benefits of updating their systems and controls with new digital technology.
In the hydropower sector, we’re all trying to do more with less. And as hydropower assets age, there’s always more to be done.
Despite the hydropower sector's familiarity with digitalisation, the new wave of innovation promises to bring profound changes to the way we build, design, operate and maintain our electrical systems.
Although hydropower is older than wind and solar generation and battery storage, its role in Australia and around the world has never been more important.
The Australian government has made hydropower a priority agenda item, to help deliver a more reliable and affordable energy system for all Australians.
Investment in new pumped hydropower storage capacity could greatly enhance the flexibility and resilience of the electricity network.
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