The 3rd International Conference on Energy & Meteorology (ICEM) provides a unique international platform for showcasing your recent developments, with excellent networking opportunities between scientists, engineers, economists, policy makers and other specialists working at the nexus of energy with weather and climate.
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|Date:||Mon, 06/22/2015 to Fri, 06/26/2015|
|Location:||Millennium Harvest House, Boulder, Colorado, USA|
On 23 October 2014, Australian state-owned electricity generator Hydro Tasmania officially celebrated its 100th anniversary. Over recent months, the company – commonly known as ‘the Hydro’ among local communities – has connected with the public to recognise the contribution of thousands of people to building Tasmania’s hydropower system over the past century.
For those of you planning on flying into Bhutan, don’t watch this – I hadn’t when I flew in and am grateful that I did not.
My ‘agitation’ lasted around five spine-straightening, everything-clutching minutes from when the plane unexpectedly started banking sharply to port into a mountain, until it stopped at the end of a runway after screeching in for a top-speed landing.
On Thursday 4 September at World Water Week 2014 in Stockholm, we collaborated with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to convene a seminar on Building effective regulatory frameworks for hydropower: lessons from water governance.
On Thursday 4 September at World Water Week 2014 in Stockholm, we joined with the Centre for Environmental Design of Renewable Energy (CEDREN) and the United Nations Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and Resources (UNU-FLORES) to present a seminar on Water as energy storage for better integration of renewables.
A seminar at World Water Week 2014 brought together learning from Brazil and Sweden to examine how hydropower’s effects on the flow regimes of rivers can be sustainably managed.
The World Bank has published a review of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol providing recommendations on its usage.
A conglomerate operating in 23 countries through its 15 businesses, three investment funds and five supporting companies, Odebrecht Organisation employs nearly 200,000 people today and is one of the important actors in the hydropower sector. One man started this impressive entrepreneurial success and accompanied it over 70 years: Norberto Odebrecht.
On 5–6 August, hydropower stakeholders congregated at the National Conference on Hydropower in India, organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
This short video introduces the role of hydropower in the world today and the future challenges for sustainable development.
The total installed capacity for hydroelectricity has now surpassed 1,000 GW, and there remains vast untapped potentials around the world, especially in developing countries.
In 2013, there was more hydro commissioned than solar and wind energy and experts predict that hydropower capacity could double by 2050 (IEA). Our challenge is to do this sustainably.