The world's largest hydropower plant in terms of electricity generation is producing clean energy and avoiding negative climate and environmental impacts, writes Helio Gilberto Amaral, Head of Coordination at Itaipu Binacional.
New concept proposed to accelerate sustainable hydropower development
Bonn, Germany, 17 November 2017 – The International Hydropower Association (IHA) is partnering with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) to explore options for a new model which would accelerate sustainable hydropower development worldwide.
Interactive tool for tracking pumped storage hydropower projects launched by IHA at COP23 climate conference
9 November 2017 - More than 100 pumped storage hydropower projects totalling some 75 GW of new capacity are in the pipeline around the world, according to a new online resource launched today in Bonn, Germany.
New York, 3 November 2017
Richard Taylor, Chief Executive of the International Hydropower Association, addressed a United Nations symposium on sustainable energy this week, alongside UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
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.
There is a giant battery in the south of Europe, and investors are taking interest in it. The hydroelectric potential of the Balkans, a region linking Italy, Europe’s third largest country by installed hydropower capacity, to Greece, is the focus of an upcoming international conference taking place in Montenegro from 15-17 November 2017.
Across Cameroon, there are estimated to be 200 potential sites suitable for small hydropower, which could offer remote communities access to off-grid electricity.
An application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol at Shardara in Kazakhstan led to a broader regional initiative.