At the end of 2015 we can look back on a significant year for hydropower, from the gathering of the sector at the World Hydropower Congress in Beijing, to the crucial Paris Agree
International renewable energy organisations have come together at COP21 in Paris to demonstrate that reliable 100% renewable energy is not only possible, but that systems alread
On 29 November 1965, Québec revolutionised the world of electricity. Before the dignitaries present for the event, the world’s first 735-kV high-voltage line was commissioned.
On Wednesday 2 December we hosted a webinar that provided an overview of the IHA/UNESCO project on the GHG status of freshwater reservoirs, an introduction to the G-res tool, as well as the opportu
For the first time, we are taking the pulse of the hydropower sector at large in a new annual survey.
On Thursday 26 November we hosted a webinar entitled Climate resilience: what does it mean for the hydropower sector? In this video, you can watch the full recording.
El Hierro, the westernmost of Spain’s Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean, is using a wind/hydro hybrid system to move towards a 100 per cent renewable energy supply.
1.3 billion people lack access to electricity. Two-thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to electricity – one-third in India.
With the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including a dedicated goal to provide universal access to modern energy services, hydropower has an important role to play in th
Hydropower stations can pose significant safety risks to those who work in them, but there is no excuse for injury or death in our workplaces.
Water resources management is increasingly dependent on international cooperation at the regional level.
Richard Taylor, chief executive of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), will deliver a keynote presentation during the sixth International Renewable Energy Conference
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