15 July 2020
European governments should scale-up their pumped storage capacity, according to the EU Parliament.
MEPs voted resoundingly in favour of a report on energy strategy last week which describes the hydropower technology as playing “a crucial role in energy storage”.
8 July 2020
30 June 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has created the biggest global crisis in generations, aside from the climate crisis. While some of the lockdown measures are being eased, governments are devising stimulus and recovery packages to shape societies and economies for years to come.
L’Afrique connaît une période de croissance démographique soutenue, avec une population estimée à 2 milliards d’ici 2050. Malgré un potentiel énorme en énergies renouvelables, le continent présente des déficits énergétiques importants. D’ici 2030, 655 millions d’africains seront sans électricité.
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The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program is now accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 year
The program provides an opportunity for women to connect, generate new friendships and networks, and share experiences in a supportive environment.
It is supported by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), WaterPower Canada, the U.S. National Hydropower Association (NHA), Northwest Hydroelectric Association (NWHA), Midwest Hydro Users Group (MHUG), and HydroVision International.
24 June 2020
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has outlined a Covid-19 recovery plan involving a major scaling up of global investment in sustainable hydropower projects to more than US$70 billion annually.
Environment ministers in the European Union met in an online video conference today to discuss the “green path” forward from the Covid-19 crisis.
On the agenda was a €750bn funding plan, proposed last month by the European Commission, of which a quarter targets climate and renewables programmes.
18 June 2020
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis being felt across the world, today the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its Sustainable Recovery Plan.
It seeks to show governments what they can do to boost economic growth, create jobs and put global greenhouse gas emissions into structural decline.
17 June 2020
REN21’s Renewables 2020 Global Status Report (GSR) highlights the impressive growth in renewables over the past five years but points out that governments need to take further action now to ensure a clean energy future.