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ASEAN Power Week

ASEAN Power week combines POWER-GEN Asia, Renewable Energy World Asia and the POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum.

The three days will feature technical tours, more than 50 conference sessions, panel discussions, a comprehensive exhibition and multiple networking events.

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Date: Tue, 09/01/2015 to Thu, 09/03/2015
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Type: Sector event

SANCOLD Annual Conference 2015

The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) conference will be held at the Lagoon Beach Hotel, Milnerton, Cape Town between Tuesday 1 and Thursday 3 September 2015.

SANCOLD invites all from Africa and the wider family of ICOLD to participate in the conference, which will include technical presentations, technical visits and an exhibition. The conference will offer special insights into the activities of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).


Date: Tue, 09/01/2015 to Thu, 09/03/2015
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Type: Sector event

Brasil Energy Frontiers 2015

The energy sector in Brazil and worldwide is marked by complexity and constant change in its institutional, technological, economic, environmental and regulatory bases.

The conference Brazil Energy Frontiers 2015 aims to build robust scenarios to support the business, academic, government and regulatory decisions that will define the business borders for energy in the coming decades.

During the two days, the theme of 'the power industry and new global frontiers' will be presented and discussed over three strategic dimensions:


Date: Wed, 08/19/2015 to Thu, 08/20/2015
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Type: Sector event

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:


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


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'. 


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. 


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.


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