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.
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.
The Reventazón Hydroelectric Project (RHP) is one of the first Latin American hydroelectric projects to use a river offset approach.
Climate change is a complex phenomenon which is under intense study by the scientific community for the risk it poses to sustainable development. Vinod Chilkoti, researcher at the University of Windsor (Ontario, Canada) writes about possible strategies for the hydropower sector.
Angus Swindon, Entura's national director of power and water, explains that keeping the public safe around dams involves considering and mitigating some more common and less documented risks.
This case study is featured in Better Hydro: Compendium of Case Studies 2017, which highlights examples of good practice in hydropower sustainability across all aspects of project development. You can download the full compendium here.
The World Hydropower Congress will be hosted in Paris in 2019, it was announced at the closing of the 2017 event in Addis Ababa.
Kandeh Yumkella is the United Nations under-secretary general and the chief executive of Sustainable Energy for All. In this video interview, he spoke with us about the challenges in managing water resources and sustainably building new hydropower capacity. You can read more of the interview below.
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