27 July 2018
The first global review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) on water and energy took place at a recent high-level United Nations forum in New York, USA.
The 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development saw 47 countries carry out voluntary national reviews of several SDGs, including SDGs 6 and 7.
25 July 2018
We were deeply saddened to hear of the major flood incident at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy project in Laos on Monday night. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our thoughts are with everyone affected and all those involved in the recovery and relief effort.
This international workshop, hosted by the Joint Technical Commission of Salto Grande, has been organised with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank and in partnership with IHA.
|Date:||Mon, 08/27/2018 to Tue, 08/28/2018|
|Location:||Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex, between Argentina and Uruguay|
24 May 2018
A new study of the greenhouse gas footprint of almost 500 reservoirs worldwide, which applied the G-res Tool for assessing net emissions, indicates that hydropower is one of the cleanest energy sources.
27 June 2018
There is growing demand for energy access across Africa, a continent with a total installed hydropower capacity of 35.3 GW and large untapped potential for new hydropower projects.
Water scarcity however remains a main challenge in many countries, so it is vital that resources are managed sustainably.