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Climate resilience: workshop summary and survey results

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Climate resilience workshop summary

In November 2015, the International Hydropower Association and World Bank Group collaborated to host a workshop on the resilience of hydropower to climate change.

The workshop brought together participants representing the hydropower sector, as well as multilateral organisations such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Africa Energy Indaba 2016

The Africa Energy Indaba Conference is the definitive energy conference for Africa providing an annual programme that shapes energy policy for the continent.

The conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to debate policy, review industrial progress and market trends, discuss the efficiency of various public support mechanisms and public-private partnerships across the continent, and review new data and the latest technological trends globally.


Date: Tue, 02/16/2016 to Wed, 02/17/2016
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Type: Sector event

Insights on hydropower's future from four associations

We collaborated with HydroWorld to produce this short film, showcasing views on the sector from four different hydropower associations: the International Hydropower Association, National Hydropower Association, Canadian Hydropower Association and Northwest Hydroelectric Association.

The documentary features views from Ken Adams, IHA's president, who speaks about future prospects for the industry, financing challenges and reporting on greenhouse-gas emissions from hydropower reservoirs.

Renewables Working Together: COP21 side event

Achieving the goal of a world supplied by 100% renewable energy will require a clear understanding of how different renewable energy technologies can work together to provide reliable energy systems.

This side event brings together five renewable energy technology organisations, representing solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, and bioenergy, to provide case studies and best practices of cities, regions, and countries where various high-penetration combinations of renewable energy technologies are working together.


Date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:30 to 13:00
Location: Blue Zone, Side Event Room 3, COP21 UNFCCC, Paris
Type: IHA event

Webinar introducing the G-res tool: watch the recording

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 opportunity for partcipants to pose questions to the tool's developers.

Mitigation of climate change is one of the most important areas for sustainable development, and measuring the relative contribution of harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is now an expectation in all sectors.


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