Environmental and social
There are many environmental and social considerations which are criticial to achieving consensus on hydropower development.
IHA has championed the development of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, a tool that measures hydropower projects across a range of considerations, including environmental and social.
The protocol was developed as a result of three years of multi-stakeholder engagement with governments, the finance sector, NGOs and hydropower industry.
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15 February 2019
Nominations are now open for the International Hydropower Association’s prestigious Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower.Type:News postDate:15 February 2019
14 February 2019Type:News postDate:14 February 2019
Hydropower has come a long way since first emerging as a new and innovative form of power generation, with worldwide installed capacity now above 1,250 gigawatts.Type:Blog postDate:18 January 2019
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