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31.5 GW new hydropower capacity commissioned worldwide in 2016, pumped storage development accelerates
31.5 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, according to estimates in our new briefing, 2017 Key Trends in Hydropower.Type:Blog postDate:22 March 2017
Given the large number of dams around the world, the safe operation of dams has significant social, economic, and environmental relevance.Type:Programme itemDate:7 March 2017
A lack of dedicated resources, proper training and institutional capacity can result in hydropower generating stations being poorly maintained and operated particularly in developing countries. Poor operations and maintenance (O&M) of hydropoType:Programme itemDate:6 March 2017
Improvements in sediment management are being implemented to reduce the loss of reservoir storage capacity resulting from sedimentation.Type:Programme itemDate:6 March 2017
Many countries are seeking a better understanding of climate change impacts – both positive and negative - and are beginning to build strategies and approaches to incorporate climate resilience into theiType:Programme itemDate:25 February 2017