Finding solutions to help hydropower grow: GE Vernova announced as 2023 World Hydropower Congress partner
GE Vernova are the latest partner to sign up for the 2023 World Hydropower Congress. Building on over 130 years of experience, they are leading a new era of energy, electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonise it.
On partnering with the 2023 World Hydropower Congress, Pascal Radue, Hydro Power President& CEO, GE Vernova, says: “Simplifying permitting processes, ensuring bankability and reducing the construction lead time - these are the challenges we have to address as a hydropower industry.
Building on our strong and long-standing partnership with IHA, the next World Hydropower Congress is the right forum to engage with utilities, investors, civil work companies, OEMs and political stakeholders to advance the urgent need for the expansion of hydropower capacities. We are committed to find solutions together to help Hydropower grow even more and accelerate the energy transition in a sustainable and reliable way.”
With a team of around 3,500 employees in over 30 countries, GE Vernova’s hydropower turbines and generators comprise more than 25% of the worlds’ hydropower capacity and more than 30% of hydropower storage plants are equipped with GE’s technology. GE Vernova’s hydropower business provides hydropower solutions to deliver more renewable energy to the world, in a reliable and sustainable way. From services solutions to pumped storage, their portfolio includes a broad range of hydro solutions and services.
On GE Vernova’s partnership with the 2023 World Hydropower Congress, Eddie Rich, Chief Executive of IHA said: “GE Vernova are market leaders on hydropower equipment and manufacture. They have been in the lead on working with their customers from all around the world on sustainable hydropower.
So it is with particular pleasure that we welcome GE Vernova’s partnership on the World Hydropower Congress in Bali.”
The World Hydropower Congress is the flagship event for decision-makers within and outside the hydropower industry to address how sustainable hydropower can help ensure energy security and reach global net zero emissions.
The Congress is organised every other year by the International Hydropower Association, the global voice for sustainable hydropower. This year it will have the principal theme of ‘Powering Sustainable Growth’ and expects to welcome 1,500 attendees.
The Government of Indonesia’s hosting of the World Hydropower Congress follows their successful G20 Presidency during 2022.
GE Vernova are joining the Congress at the level of supporting partner.