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Bridge contract awarded as part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project phase II
08 September, 2022
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded WRES Senqu Bridge Joint Venture the contract for the construction of the Senqu Bridge - the largest of the three bridges that will be constructed under Lesotho Highlands Water Project phase II to span the Polihali reservoir.

More than a mark of assurance
24 August, 2022
For more than 20 years the Low Impact Hydropower Institute in the US has provided an independent, science-based analysis of a hydropower project’s impacts on its ecosystem.

Not all AI has the same IQ
22 July, 2022
When it comes to streamflow forecasting, can AI models beat existing approaches? Marshall Moutenot of Upstream Tech discusses which problems AI is a good fit for, when it’s not a great choice, and how to apply it most effectively

Mekong Dam Monitor: Providing a Picture of How Dams Impact the Mekong River
13 July, 2022
Mekong Dam Monitor data reveal impacts of upstream dams and point to ways transboundary cooperation can improve downstream outcomes during times of drought and crisis. Brian Eyler, Alan Basist, Regan Kwan, Courtney Weatherby and Claude Williams give more details.

Never be afraid of a new challenge
03 March, 2022
IWP&DC interviews Karen Atkinson, SMEC’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer for South East Asia, who has been elected to the board of the International Hydropower Association in the East Asia and Pacific region.

Looking to FutureDAMS
16 February, 2022
New pragmatic tools have been developed for rethinking how river basins and power grids interact to jointly create societal benefits

Support for certification
11 November, 2021
Leading hydropower companies and international organisations have declared their support for a new sustainability certification scheme for hydropower

Teesta-V wins 2021 IHA Blue Planet Prize
23 September, 2021
NHPC Limited’s Teesta-V hydropower project in India has been named the winner of the 2021 IHA Blue Planet Prize for excellence in sustainable hydropower development.

Good practice guide released for hydropower in conservation areas
21 September, 2021
Guidance has been released to help hydropower planners design and implement projects that carefully co-exist with and support protected conservation areas.

Dam development in Indonesia
14 September, 2021
Members of the Indonesia National Committee on Large Dams give an overview of recent activity across the country’s dam industry

Global support for ‘game-changing’ new hydropower certification scheme
08 September, 2021
A new sustainability certification scheme for hydropower was launched today at the World Hydropower Congress, with leading hydropower companies and international organisations declaring their support.

No future hydro development in World Heritage sites commits IHA, as new duty of care for protected areas announced
06 September, 2021
Progressive and stringent safeguards for hydropower development in Protected Area has been announced today by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), accompanied with an historic no-go commitment on any future development in UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites.

LHDA launches tender for Polihali dam construction
10 August, 2021
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has launched a tender for the Polihali Dam, marking an important milestone for Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

The Carruthers Waterwheel
19 January, 2021
New micro hydro technology is bringing electricity to rural communities around the world. The first waterwheel to be patented in 138 years, development of the innovative Carruthers Waterwheel ignores previous design assumptions and applies modern understanding of hydraulics and the basic laws of energy. Report by Dr Alexander Sancho and Dr Ekaterina McKenna

Redefining border lines
12 January, 2021
IWP&DC gives an update on Mekong River developments, plus new research which looks at the importance of subnational river borders.

An unprecedented year
07 January, 2021
We probably all agree that 2020 was an extraordinary year but how has the hydropower and dam industry fared throughout this global pandemic? Suzanne Pritchard reports.

Untapping potential
22 December, 2020
A recent webinar looked at the prospects for hydropower development and modernisation across Central Asia and the Caspian region

First report published by XFLEX HYDRO initiative
30 November, 2020
XLFEX HYDRO – a major EU-funded energy innovation initiative to demonstrate how smart hydropower technologies can deliver a low-carbon, reliable and resilient power system – today publishes its first major report.

World Energy Outlook 2020 says Covid response can reshape the future of energy, with renewables taking centre stage
13 October, 2020
The acceleration of clean energy transitions, and how quickly energy and climate goals are reached, will depend on how governments respond to today’s challenges, the biggest being the Covid-19 crisis, the World Energy Outlook 2020 report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests.



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