Ken Adams has been re-selected president of the International Hydropower Association during the first meeting of the association’s new board in London.
Richard Taylor, chief executive of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), will deliver a keynote presentation during the sixth International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC), which will take place on 4–7 October in Cape Town, South Africa.
Achieving the goal of a world supplied by 100% renewable energy will require a clear understanding of how different renewable energy technologies can work together to provide reliable energy systems.
|Date:||Mon, 10/05/2015 - 13:00 to 14:30|
|Location:||Cape Town, South Africa|
Jindal Power’s Etalin Hydro
The 2015 Hydropower Status Report is now available for download, providing comprehensive insights into new global developments in the sector, statistics on new installed capacity, detailed regional analysis, and more.
In December 2013, after only nine months of construction, the Gonghe PV solar park was commissioned and connected to the power grid via the nearby Longyangxia hydropower plant on the Yellow River. This marks the first commercial operation of a large-scale solar PV–hydro hybrid system.
Mike Muller is the commissioner of South Africa's National Planning Commission. Speaking in May 2015 at the World Hydropower Congress, he discusses the case for hydropower's inclusion in climate funding.
You can download slides from the 2015 World Hydropower Congress here.
Let me begin with a story. In the 1930s, the US Bureau of Reclamation had a very ambitious plan to divert water resources from the western slope of the Colorado Rockies to the dryer eastern slope. This was to be achieved by a series of dams and reservoirs, including hydropower stations.