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  • William Rex

    Interview: William Rex, World Bank Group

    The World Bank Group is an organising partner of the 2017 World Hydropower Congress, which will take place on 9–11 May in Addis Ababa.

    Type:
    Blog post
    Date:
    2 February 2017
  • 2017 congress focus session

    Small-scale energy systems

    Smaller-scale hydropower solutions have proven to be successful in various regions where it may be more technically feasible and cost-effective to install small-scale systems than more conventional hydropower systems.

    Type:
    Programme item
    Date:
    1 February 2017
  • 2017 congress focus session

    Hybrid renewable energy systems

    Hybrid energy systems typically consist of two or more different energy sources used in conjunction to ensure firm power output, increased system efficiency and ultimately a greater balance in power supply at lower overall costs.

    Type:
    Programme item
    Date:
    19 January 2017
  • 2017 congress focus session

    Hydropower and long-distance transmission

    Connecting the hydropower resource, especially large hydropower projects, to major load centres can be challenging, particularly where the load centre is located a significant distance away from the generation source.

    Type:
    Programme item
    Date:
    19 January 2017
  • 2017 congress focus session

    Hydropower and interconnections in Africa

    Driven by the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063, electricity infrastructure, transmission, interconnections and hydropower are simultaneously undergoing considerable development throughou

    Type:
    Programme item
    Date:
    19 January 2017

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