27 March 2020
Exploring the theme of ‘Water and Climate Change’, UN Water’s annual report on World Water Day on 22 March 2020 highlighted that hydropower forms an essential part of the solution to climate change.
Water, climate and energy are inextricably linked, writes IHA's Senior Analyst Cristina Diez Santos.
Message from President Roger Gill
Covid-19 will significantly impact our industry. It will hamper global supply chains, delay construction and temporarily reduce demand. Furthermore, low oil prices are back on the agenda.
10 March 2020
The World Bank has published a handbook and series of case studies on hydropower operations and maintenance (O&M) to help enhance the efficiency and reliability of the worldwide hydropower fleet.
The International Hydropower Association is pleased to announce that the Small Hydropower Plants Association of Kyrgyzstan has joined as an affiliate member.
First call for proposals announced with April 2020 application deadline
19 February 2020 – A new sustainability fund launched today will aid hydropower project developers and operators in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas to benchmark and raise their social and environmental performance.
11 December 2019
The Government of Costa Rica has been announced as the host of the next World Hydropower Congress.
10 December 2019
A major new energy innovation project to demonstrate how smart hydropower technologies can deliver a low-carbon, reliable and resilient power system was launched today.
The €18 million initiative was announced by the European Commission and a consortium of 19 partners at the United Nations climate change conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain. It will show how innovative and flexible hydropower systems can help countries across the world meet their renewable energy targets.
The Ministerial Plenary Session on Hydropower held at the 10th General Assembly of IRENA was a success for the Swiss delegation.