As part of a series of interviews profiling leading Fellows of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), we meet Herbie Johnson, General Manager at Southern Company and former President of the National Hydropower Association (NHA).
14 January 2020
Sarawak Energy has benefitted from a sustainability training programme which is helping the company achieve its vision to deliver reliable, renewable energy for the people of Sarawak, Malaysia.
|Date:||Fri, 01/10/2020 - 10:00 to Sun, 01/12/2020 - 17:30|
|Location:||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
Sarawak Energy has trained a growing number of its employees to operate hydropower projects in accordance with internationally recognised sustainability guidelines.
To achieve growth in hydropower, innovation is needed to improve technologies, writes Simon Hamlyn, CEO of the British Hydropower Association.
Hydropower is one of the world’s leading sources for power generation and currently generates a significant percentage of our electricity worldwide. It is considered to be the most flexible and consistent renewable energy source because it has low operational and maintenance costs and on average, a scheme can last around 80 to 100 years, with very little maintenance.
30 December 2019
Hydropower operators and developers can use the internationally recognised Hydropower Sustainability Tools to identify and manage project risks and improve communications with stakeholders, says Elisa Xiao, a member of the Hydropower Sustainability Governance Committee.
Message from IHA's Chief Executive:
20 December 2019
Hydropower’s role in delivering affordable and sustainable energy, industrial growth and job creation came under focus at the recent Sustainability and Renewable Energy Forum (SAREF 2019) in Sarawak, Malaysia.
19 December 2019
Five global energy associations jointly urged governments to increase the take-up of renewable technologies at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain last week.
In this first article in a new interview series profiling Fellows of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), we meet Óli Grétar Blöndal Sveinsson from Landsvirkjun, the national power company of Iceland.