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Myanmar Green Energy Summit 2015

Hosted by the Republic of Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (UMFCCI), the Myanmar Green Energy Summit 2015 will bring together foreign investors from over 25 countries to gather in Yangon; get updated on the new market directions, opportunities and economic priorities of the Myanmar’s green and renewable energy sectors at the same to build potential business networks with the local industry players.

Delegates at the summit will:

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Date: Mon, 08/17/2015 to Tue, 08/18/2015
Location: Yangon, Myanmar
Type: Sector event

Study: The hydropower sector’s contribution to a sustainable and prosperous Europe

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Macroeconomic benefits of hydropower

The hydropower sector’s contribution to a sustainable and prosperous Europe is a new macroeconomic study of hydropower in Europe. It outlines both the direct and indirect macroeconomic benefits of hydropower in the 28 European Union (EU) member states, alongside Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.

The International Hydropower participated in the study, which was conducted by DNV GL, a technical consultancy, on behalf of 21 hydropower companies. It is the most comprehensive assessment of European hydropower to date.

The study's findings include that hydropower:

World Water Week: water storage and hydropower as drivers for sustainable development

At 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, the International Hydropower Association is joining with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) to host a seminar on Water storage and hydropower as drivers for sustainable development.

2015 World Water Week

World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. In 2014, over 3,000 individuals and 270 convening organisations from 143 countries participated in the Week.

The theme for this year's event is 'water for development'. 

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Date: Sun, 08/23/2015 to Fri, 08/28/2015
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Type: Sector event

2015 International Training Workshop on Planning, Construction & Operation Management of Small & Medium Hydropower Stations

The 2015 (5th) International Training Workshop on Planning, Construction & Operation Management of Small & Medium Hydropower Stations will be held in Changsha, China from 12 to 31 October. The workshop is sponsored by China's ministry of science and technology (MOST) and organised by HNAC Technology Co., Ltd.

The workshop brings together engineers, professionals, experts and officials from developing countries to share their knowledge and experiences in hydropower and related industries. 

Details

Date: Mon, 10/12/2015 to Sat, 10/31/2015
Location: Changsha, China
Type: Sector event

Video: 2015 World Hydropower Congress

The 2015 World Hydropower Congress took place on 19–21 May in Beijing, China, bringing together over 1,000 representatives of government, the finance sector, civil society, academia and industry to discuss a sustainable pathway for the future of hydropower.

This short video provides a glimpse of the three days at the iconic Yanqi Lake complex, host of the 2014 APEC Conference.

IHA Board elections 2017: candidate profiles

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IHA Board candidates

This year's IHA Board elections will determine who will shape and direct the association's work in the 2017–19 period.

There are a total of 22 candidates for the 18 places on the Board: in this publication you can read their statements on what they will contribute if elected.

Voting in the elections is open from 21 June until 2 August. 

The schedule for the IHA Board elections is as follows: 

Hydropower and the Rise of Green Bonds

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Hydropower and the Rise of Green Bonds

So-called ‘green’ bonds have swiftly moved from a standing start in 2007–08 to being worth in the region of USD 37bn by the end of 2014 and as an asset class appear to be here to stay.

Hydropower and the Rise of Green Bonds looks at the growth and evolution of the green bonds market, and how hydropower fits into the picture.

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