Modernising Asia's aging hydropower fleet is critical to sustaining and enhancing their vital role in the region's energy systems, writes AIIB’s David Morgado.
20 April 2020
Policy-makers and planners around the world need to "start thinking now" about building new hydropower projects, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said in a report published today.
17 April 2020
17 April 2020
In perhaps the largest electricity experiment the world has ever seen, India’s hydropower sector was heralded last week for restoring electricity to tens of millions of households following a huge plunge in demand.
16 April 2020
An innovative environmental stewardship scheme from Brookfield Renewable and Canada’s First Nation ‘Namgis community is helping to safeguard local fish species in British Columbia.
Emerging technological trends aimed at increasing hydropower’s flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness were the subject of a workshop organised by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC).
New deadline for applications is 1 June 2020
6 April 2020 – The deadline for the Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund announced in February has been extended to 1 June 2020.
The decision comes as a response to the general disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
2 April 2020
The next United Nations climate conference (COP26), to be hosted by the UK government in November 2020, has been postponed due to the worldwide effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the organisers have said.
The International Hydropower Association (IHA), an official observer organisation, recognises the need for this unprecedented decision, which will see the summit rescheduled to an as-yet-unconfirmed date in 2021.
1 April 2020
On 25 March, IHA joined 30 experts at a HYDROPOWER EUROPE workshop to discuss research and innovation priorities for the future of Europe’s hydropower industry.
The workshop was a key step forward in the development of HYDROPOWER EUROPE’s Research and Innovation Agenda (RIA) and Strategic Industry Roadmap (SIR).
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