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Good practice guidance seeks Indigenous communities’ consent for hydropower development
11 May, 2020
New sustainability guidance has been developed to give increased confidence to local communities, industry and investors that hydropower projects can be successfully developed while respecting Indigenous People’s lands, rights and culture.
Hydropower over the next decade
15 April, 2020
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, IWP&DC asked members of the industry for their thoughts on what the next decade may entail for hydropower development across the globe.
How is the hydropower industry responding to the COVID-19 pandemic?
06 April, 2020
IWP&DC takes a look at how the hydropower industry is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, and what measures are being put in place by companies throughout the industry. This article is being constantly updated as we get new information so please share your company’s updates with us and we will add them here
Hydropower embraces digitalisation
27 March, 2020
Digitalisation has become one of the buzz words to take on greater significance in recent years, but just how is the hydro industry embracing this revolutionary concept?
Major new initiative launched to showcase new hydro technologies
11 December, 2019
An €18million four-year project has been launched that will showcase new and innovative hydropower technologies and support the integration of variable renewables such as wind and solar into the power grid.
Hydro development in Uzbekistan
01 October, 2019
IWP&DC spoke with Khasan Khasanov, Head of Department at JSC Uzbekgidroenergo, about the development of hydropower across Uzbekistan
Bringing industry standards to Nepal’s hydropower sector
07 June, 2019
A pre-emptive maintenance of hydropower plants can save costs and increase profit margins to grow business and meet Nepal’s energy needs, writes Babar Khan
The second phase
12 November, 2018
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) provides information on the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, and details on how work is progressing on Phase II
CHA introduces new awards, accepting nominations
07 June, 2018
To help celebrate its 20th anniversary the Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is introducing four new awards, with nominations now being accepted.
Enerdu project completed in Ontario, Canada
02 May, 2018
Upgrade work on the Enerdu Generation Station in Almonte, Ontario, has been completed, with the plant’s generating capacity increased by 70%.
The modern dam engineer
15 February, 2018
Like many industries, the dam industry is influenced by both internal and external factors which can prompt change. IWP&DC was interested in finding out if such elements have affected the engineer’s working life when inspecting dams. We asked members of the industry for their own thoughts about the role of the modern dam engineer: Has this changed in recent years? Are engineers faced with increased challenges? And will this role continue to evolve?
2017 World Hydropower Congress closes with commitments to better hydro
15 May, 2017
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress concluded with a series of commitments to better hydro, delivered by a broad range of organisations and institutions that participated in Addis Ababa, writes the International Hydropower Association.
A large undertaking
05 December, 2016
IWP&DC provides an update on construction work being carried out or recently completed at selected large dam projects across the globe
Hydro Equipment Association dissolved
11 August, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Hydro Equipment Association (HEA) has confirmed that it has decided to dissolve the association.
IHA names president and vice presidents for 2015-2017
25 September, 2015
Ken Adams has been re-selected as president of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), with six vice presidents also appointed by the board.
The future for hydro - roundtable discussion
02 March, 2015
Suzanne Pritchard talked to key members of the hydropower industry to discover what they think the future holds for hydropower
Hydro's role in tunnel development
08 October, 2014
For 40 years the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) has observed the tunnelling industry and, since the turn of the 21st century, has witnessed noticeable worldwide growth. Søren Degn Eskesen and Olivier Vion from the ITA explain how hydropower projects and flood protection have played a role in this development.
Funds for flows: financing hydropower
29 July, 2014
Finance support is increasing for a wide range of hydro developments and research. Report by Patrick Reynolds
BHEL wins contract on 120MW Vyasi project, India
31 March, 2014
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been contracted by Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVNL) to deliver electro-mechanical equipment for the 120MW Vyasi hydroelectric project in Dehradun district, Uttarakhand.