Hydropower projects can bring significant benefits to developing and emerging economies, providing essential services such as electricity generation, freshwater management and cl
In May 2015, we hosted the World Hydropower Congress in Beijing, China. One of the key organising partners was the China Society for Hydropower Engineering.
During times of emergency, the public and the authorities rely on being provided with timely, accurate and relevant information to make the necessary decisions and take action.
The IHA Blue Planet Prize will be awarded in 2017, and is open for participation.
33 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2015, including 2.5 GW of pumped storage, according to estimates in our new briefing,
In December 2015, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) carried out an annual issues survey for the first time. This new, annual initiative aims to take the pulse of the
At the COP21 meetings in Paris, the French hydropower industry pledged to ensure that hydropower can play a leading role in the transition to a clean energy economy.
A Canadian study based on life-cycle assessments sheds light on how different power generation options and electricity mixes compare in terms of their greenhouse gas footprint an
After two weeks of intense negotiations in Paris, 195 nations have agreed on a plan to hold the “increase in the global average temperature to well below 2° C above pre-industria
We collaborated with HydroWorld to produce this short film, showcasing views on the sector from four different hydropower associations: the International Hydropower Association,
At the end of 2015 we can look back on a significant year for hydropower, from the gathering of the sector at the World Hydropower Congress in Beijing, to the crucial Paris Agree
International renewable energy organisations have come together at COP21 in Paris to demonstrate that reliable 100% renewable energy is not only possible, but that systems alread
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