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Benefits of membership

Membership is open to organisations and professionals with an interest in sustainable hydropower.

IHA members are part of the world’s most extensive hydropower network and enjoy better access to information, new connections and strong representation on issues that affect them.



IHA members can connect with one another in Hydropower Pro

Network and connect

Our membership comprises some of the world’s most reputable hydropower sector organisations, active in more than 100 countries.

We work in partnership with a range of influential organisations from government, finance, the scientific and academic communities, and civil society.

Members can connect, join specialist networks and access resources through Hydropower Pro, our exclusive online community and mobile app (available on Apple iOS and Android).

Raise your profile

IHA membership enhances your visibility to an international audience of leading stakeholders from the hydropower sector and beyond. By joining our association, you can demonstrate your ambition, unlock new markets and reach new audiences. View our list of members.

Shape your future

We provide a strong, credible voice for the hydropower sector in regional and international forums. As a member, you can help shape our strategy and activities through our events, knowledge networks and working groups. 

Members receive reduced registration rates to participate in special events, such as the World Hydropower Congress.


Join a Knowledge Network in Hydropower Pro
Stay on trend

Our experts share updates on hydropower policy developments, good practice and new trends from around the world, offering insights on a range of specialist topics.

Gain access

We offer members priority treatment and discounted registration to IHA events, workshops and training programmes, as well as privileged and exclusive access to essential publications and briefings. 

Offers include a 30% discount to International Water Power and Dam Construction magazine.


Who can join

Our vibrant community includes hydropower owners, developers, consultants, contractors, equipment manufacturers, governments, regulators, financial institutions, research establishments, universities, non-government organisations and industry associations.

Find out more about Corporate membership

Find out more about Individual membership

Find out more about becoming a Fellow of IHA


Apply today

To become an individual or fellow member complete our online application form.

If you are interested in joining IHA at corporate level, please contact

If you would like to renew your membership, or would like any more information about IHA, please get in touch.


Download our 2018–2019 Activity and Strategy Report.