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.
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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4 December 2017 - A new online resource for researchers, hydropower developers and operating companies seeking to improve sediment management in reservoirs has been launched by the International Hydropower Association.
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.
Brazil and Paraguay, developing nations and signatories of the Paris Agreement, face the challenge of promoting economic development to create income and jobs for their people, at the same time as avoiding negative climate and environment impacts of growth on their citizens.
10 November 2017 - Paris will host the next World Hydropower Congress between 14 and 16 May 2019, the International Hydropower Association announced today.
The biennial event sets priorities for the future direction of the hydropower sector. It brings together leaders from business, industry, government, finance, UN agencies, academia and civil society organisations.
Interactive tool for tracking pumped storage hydropower projects launched by IHA at COP23 climate conference
9 November 2017 - More than 100 pumped storage hydropower projects totalling some 75 GW of new capacity are in the pipeline around the world, according to a new online resource launched today in Bonn, Germany.
New York, 3 November 2017
Richard Taylor, Chief Executive of the International Hydropower Association, addressed a United Nations symposium on sustainable energy this week, alongside UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
The Reventazón Hydroelectric Project (RHP) is one of the first Latin American hydroelectric projects to use a river offset approach.