On Wednesday 2 December we hosted a webinar that provided an overview of the IHA/UNESCO project on the GHG status of freshwater reservoirs, an introduction to the G-res tool, as well as the opportu
For the first time, we are taking the pulse of the hydropower sector at large in a new annual survey.
With the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including a dedicated goal to provide universal access to modern energy services, hydropower has an important role to play in th
Although recent studies have shown that the gross greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Chinese reservoirs were not as high as previously estimated, there are nonetheless increased e
María Isabel Gómez Ochoa is sustainable development manager at Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) in Colombia. In this interview, she discusses the company's approach to climate
Sami Khan, a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, attended the 2015 World Hydropower Congress in May as the winner of the IHA Young Researcher of the Ye
The 2015 World Hydropower Congress took place on 19–21 May in Beijing, China, bringing together over 1,000 representatives of government, the finance sector, civil society, acade
The 2015 World Hydropower Congress has drawn to a close. Here we take a look at the highlights of the final two days of the congress.
The 2015 World Hydropower got under way at the iconic Sunrise Kempinski Hotel at Yanqi Lake, Beijing, China on Tuesday 19 May.
A new IHA briefing, 2015 Key Trends in Hydropower, shows that hydropower is continuing its strong growth trend with 36 GW of new capacity added in 2014.
Hydropower is undergoing a worldwide renaissance; but what are the factors driving it? In this interview, Richard Taylor, chief executive of the International Hy
The International Hydropower Association is working with UNESCO and IEA-Hydro to build a better understanding of hydropower's greenhouse gas footprint and role in mitigation.
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