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.
Hydropower based development in Ethiopia provides a gateway to economic transformation through industrialisation, urbanisation and through the provision of access to modern energy to rural areas.
With Sarawak being unique and blessed with an abundance of natural resources, it is only logical to explore and harness renewables from these resources.
The first application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol in Indonesia.
The move towards digitisation is changing the way in which hydropower plants are operated and maintained.
The world's largest hydropower plant in terms of electricity generation is producing clean energy and avoiding negative climate and environmental impacts, writes Helio Gilberto Amaral, Head of Coordination at Itaipu Binacional.
This case study is featured in Better Hydro: Compendium of Case Studies 2017, which highlights examples of good practice in hydropower sustainability across all aspects of project development.
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