20 March 2018
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) will share knowledge on hydropower’s role as a catalyst for sustainable development at the 8th World Water Forum this week in Brazil.
Indonesia targets ‘more effective multi-stakeholder participation and better project preparation’
15 March 2018
The International Hydropower Association is supporting Indonesia to put sustainability principles into practice when developing new hydropower projects.
Since April 2017, IHA has been working with central and local government officials on how to apply the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, and coordinated an early stage assessment on a new project in southeast Sulawesi.
The Fljótsdalur Hydropower Station in Iceland has become the power company Landsvirkjun’s third project to be assessed under the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol.
Governments will review the United Nations goal on sustainable energy at a major summit in Bangkok, Thailand, next week.
Leaders from the investment community along with hydropower developers have voiced support for a new model of delivering sustainable hydropower projects.
The first application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol in Indonesia
4 January 2018
Since its launch in 2011, the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol has become the leading international tool for measuring the sustainability of hydropower projects.
It is used to assess both new projects and existing facilities according to a range of social, environmental, technical and economic criteria, and has so far been applied in more than 25 countries.
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The International Hydropower Association (IHA) joined nearly 300 climate change and renewable energy experts at the Global Renewable Energy Solutions Showcase (GRESS) at the COP23 climate change conference in Bonn, Germany, last month.