31 August 2020
Hydropower stations constructed decades ago across Asia are in need of significant investment and upgrades to enhance their critical contribution to the region’s clean energy goals, according to new research.
25 August 2020
The Dibwangui hydropower project in Gabon has been rated as an example of international good practice in sustainability design and planning, following an independent assessment.
Plans for the 15 megawatt plant in the central African country achieved globally recognised good practice across 11 environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance criteria examined in the study.
Sustainable hydropower can help governments to limit the impacts of climate change, provided policy-makers and planners adopt the right tools. A blog by Amina Kadyrzhanova, Junior Sustainability Specialist at IHA.
The year 2020 was supposed to be a milestone for climate action. It’s the five-year landmark of the 2015 Paris climate agreement and the first test in countries’ willingness to strengthen their targets for climate action.
IHA is delighted to welcome new Head of Policy Alex Campbell. Alex has extensive experience in energy policy.
He was previously head of contracts for Difference Policy, the UK Government's flagship renewable electricity deployment scheme.
Other experience includes roles leading the UK's engagement with multi-national civil nuclear bodies, designing the regulatory framework for smart meters in Britain and supporting the development of onshore wind. He holds an MSc in Climate Change and an MA in International Political Economy.
Hydropower Europe has launched its second online consultation on priorities for proposed research and innovation actions.
Blog by Arturo Alarcón, Senior Energy Specialist at IDB and Maria Ubierna, Hydropower Specialist at IHA
Sector consultation on hydropower modernisation in Latin America and the Caribbean has shown that, despite clear drivers for modernisation, more investment and regulatory support is urgently needed to encourage projects.