Sustainable hydropower can help governments to limit the impacts of climate change, provided policy-makers and planners adopt the right tools.
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.
Twelve months after the UN Climate Conference in Bonn (COP23), the Polish city of Katowice hosts COP24.
The Australian government has made hydropower a priority agenda item, to help deliver a more reliable and affordable energy system for all Australians.
Investment in new pumped hydropower storage capacity could greatly enhance the flexibility and resilience of the electricity network.
Hydropower based development in Ethiopia provides a gateway to economic transformation through industrialisation, urbanisation and through the provision of access to modern energy to rural areas.
With Sarawak being unique and blessed with an abundance of natural resources, it is only logical to explore and harness renewables from these resources.
The first application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol in Indonesia.
The world's largest hydropower plant in terms of electricity generation is producing clean energy and avoiding negative climate and environmental impacts, writes Helio Gilberto Amaral, Head of Coordination at Itaipu Binacional.
This case study is featured in Better Hydro: Compendium of Case Studies 2017, which highlights examples of good practice in hydropower sustainability across all aspects of project development.
The Reventazón Hydroelectric Project (RHP) is one of the first Latin American hydroelectric projects to use a river offset approach.
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