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Hydropower issues survey webinar: watch the recording

In December 2015, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) carried out an annual issues survey for the first time. This new, annual initiative aims to take the pulse of the hydropower sector at large, monitor key issues facing the sector and identify where new development is happening around the world.

In February 2016, we hosted an exclusive webinar for survey respondents, presenting the main findings from the survey to provide insights on the key trends in global hydropower development. We took a closer look at the following questions, and more:

Climate resilience: workshop summary and survey results

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Climate resilience workshop summary

In November 2015, the International Hydropower Association and World Bank Group collaborated to host a workshop on the resilience of hydropower to climate change.

The workshop brought together participants representing the hydropower sector, as well as multilateral organisations such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Africa Energy Indaba 2016

The Africa Energy Indaba Conference is the definitive energy conference for Africa providing an annual programme that shapes energy policy for the continent.

The conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to debate policy, review industrial progress and market trends, discuss the efficiency of various public support mechanisms and public-private partnerships across the continent, and review new data and the latest technological trends globally.


Date: Tue, 02/16/2016 to Wed, 02/17/2016
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Type: Sector event

Insights on hydropower's future from four associations

We collaborated with HydroWorld to produce this short film, showcasing views on the sector from four different hydropower associations: the International Hydropower Association, National Hydropower Association, Canadian Hydropower Association and Northwest Hydroelectric Association.

The documentary features views from Ken Adams, IHA's president, who speaks about future prospects for the industry, financing challenges and reporting on greenhouse-gas emissions from hydropower reservoirs.


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