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Uwe Wehnhardt is president and the chief executive officer of Voith Hydro, having taking up the role in January 2016.Type:Blog postDate:12 April 2017
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
H.E. Elham Ibrahim is the African Union Commissioner for Energy and Infrastructure. Speaking at the 2015 World Hydropower Congress in Beijing, she discusses the challenges in bringing electricity to people across Africa.Type:Blog postDate:27 February 2017
The Grand Inga project, located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has the potential to transform Africa’s power sector. The project will be built in a series of stages and when fully completed could be the largest power station in the world wiType:Programme itemDate:10 February 2017
The IHA annual issues survey is an initiative that aims to monitor the key issues facing hydropower, identify policy developments around the world that affect the sector, and ensure that our work programme reflects the issues thType:Blog postDate:10 February 2017