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
In December 2015, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) conducted a new annual survey.
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
On 29 November 1965, Québec revolutionised the world of electricity. Before the dignitaries present for the event, the world’s first 735-kV high-voltage line was commissioned.
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.
On Thursday 26 November we hosted a webinar entitled Climate resilience: what does it mean for the hydropower sector? In this video, you can watch the full recording.
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