There is a giant battery in the south of Europe, and investors are taking interest in it.
Across Cameroon, there are estimated to be 200 potential sites suitable for small hydropower, which could offer remote communities access to off-grid electricity.
An application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol at Shardara in Kazakhstan led to a broader regional initiative.
Hydropower continues to be a catalyst for growth around the world as it remains the dominant form of renewable energy, having contributed over 16 per cent of the globe’s electricity production in 2016.
Global declines in water storage are increasingly troubling.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress took place on 9–11 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
IHA participated in the second biennial Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) on 17-19 May.
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress closed on Thursday 11 May with strong commitments from multiple stakeholders towards delivering better hydro.
This article is written in collaboration with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and is featured in the 2017 Hydropower Status Report.
Uwe Wehnhardt is president and the chief executive officer of Voith Hydro, having taking up the role in January 2016.
31.5 GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, according to estimates in our new briefing, 2017 Key Tre
H.E. Elham Ibrahim is the African Union Commissioner for Energy and Infrastructure.
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