Located some 96 km from Da Nang City, the commercial and educational centre of Central Vietnam, Song Bung 4 project is one piece of Vietnam’s energy puzzle, as the country faces an energy demand that grows at an average rate of 15 per cent per year.
We are conducting research and analysis to investigate both barriers to hydropower development around the world, and policies that shape the general investment climate.
With a total hydropower capacity of about 140,000MW and bold plans for new deployment to drive economic growth, Latin America and the Caribbean are at the forefront of innovation and investment in the hydropower sector. Suzanne Pritchard investigates the diversity of experiences in the region, and bold initiatives that lead the way for sustainable hydropower development.
The new IHA 2013 Hydropower Report is now available for download. Building on previous activity reports, the report has an expanded section on the hydropower sector globally and regionally, and reviews our activities over the last year.
The report includes: