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Fuelling the future
29 February, 2024
Initiatives from the NHA, IHA, and Drax aim to inspire and equip the next generation for a sustainable career in hydropower

Lynn St-Laurent shares insights on sustainability and collaboration in IHA’s Voices of Hydropower series
15 February, 2024
In the ongoing "Voices of Hydro" series published by the International Hydropower Association, industry leaders offer perspectives on the opportunities and challenges within the hydropower sector and detail the steps their organizations are taking to advance sustainability.

Energy leaders learn how hydropower upgrades can support power grid
31 January, 2024
Today, energy leaders gathered in Switzerland to gain insights into a range of technological enhancements implemented in hydropower plants throughout Europe. These upgrades are designed to facilitate the energy transition and enhance the stability of the power grid.

Powering on with full force
19 January, 2024
A new groundbreaking report is taking a pivotal step towards driving change in the hydropower sector, where women remain significantly underrepresented and there is an urgent need for addressing gender equality

Hydro pros reflect and predict
16 January, 2024
IWP&DC asked members of the hydro industry to share their experiences from the past 12 months, and give an insight into what the new year may hold for them

African Development Bank's SEFA allocates $9.72 million to advance modernization of African hydropower fleet
19 December, 2023
The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has granted $9.72 million to propel the Africa Hydropower Modernisation Programme (AHMP). This initiative, serving as a comprehensive platform, aims to revamp hydropower systems across the continent, augmenting their reliability and adaptability.

COP28 Agreement marks historic shift as nations pledge to triple renewable energy by 2030
14 December, 2023
At COP28 in Dubai, world leaders have committed to tripling renewable energy capacity by 2030, signaling a decisive end to the era of fossil fuels. The agreement, a culmination of global efforts, signifies a paradigm shift towards a clean, secure, and just energy future.

Student Energy and IHA collaborate to empower youth in sustainable hydropower integration
06 December, 2023
Eddie Rich, CEO of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), and Helen Watts, Executive Director of Student Energy, officially sealed a transformative partnership during the COP28 Summit focused on engaging youth in the essential role of sustainable hydropower development as part of the sustainable energy transition.

Unveiling the depths: navigating trends and innovations in underground projects
05 December, 2023
Ioannis Fikiris, Vice-President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA), provides insights into the dynamic landscape of underground projects. From sustainability initiatives and cutting-edge technologies to the vital role of underground spaces in urban development, this feature explores how engineering feats beneath the surface are shaping a resilient, sustainable, and interconnected future.

Specific procurement notice released for Transmission Lines & Substations Works contract for Mpatamanga hydro project, Malawi
01 December, 2023
Specific procurement notice (SPN) – EPC3

Specific procurement notice released for Electro-Mechanical Works contract for Mpatamanga hydro project, Malawi
01 December, 2023
Specific procurement notice (SPN) – EPC2

Specific procurement notice released for Civil Works contract for Mpatamanga hydro project, Malawi
01 December, 2023

General procurement notice released for Mpatamanga Hydroelectric Power Project, Malawi
13 November, 2023
A General Procurement Notice (GPN) has been released to introduce the Mpatamanga Hydroelectric Power Project to the global hydropower community and to announce that the Employer will be commencing an international competitive procurement process, involving three separate contracts: a civil package, electro-mechanical package, and transmission package. Details below:

Trailblazing projects and leaders honoured for advancing sustainable hydropower at World Hydropower Congress
06 November, 2023
Leading figures and projects within the hydropower industry were celebrated at the World Hydropower Congress for their commitment to sustainable hydropower, with the recipients of the Blue Planet Prize and The Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower being announced.

World Hydropower Congress sets stage for sustainable growth leading to COP28
03 November, 2023
The 2023 World Hydropower Congress concluded with a resounding commitment to power sustainable growth as it welcomed participants from over 300 organizations and 43 countries, united by a shared vision of promoting sustainable hydropower.

World Hydropower Congress 2023 kicks off in Bali with resounding support
31 October, 2023
The World Hydropower Congress 2023 has officially commenced in Bali, Indonesia, with the event opened with an esteemed welcome from President Joko Widodo, the 7th President of the Republic of Indonesia, underlining the significance of sustainable hydropower in the nation and beyond.

World Bank report urges gender equality breakthrough in hydropower sector
19 October, 2023
A groundbreaking report released by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank highlights the urgent need for addressing gender equality within the hydropower industry.

Spotlight on hydropower in Indonesia
13 October, 2023
This year’s World Hydropower Congress will be hosted by the Government of Indonesia, PLN and the International Hydropower Association (IHA), in Bali from the 31 October to the 2 November. IHA has given us the low-down on what to expect at the event and why Indonesia is the place to be for hydropower this October.

GE Vernova's Hydro Power business completes key commissioning for Nigeria's second largest hydropower plant
11 October, 2023
GE Vernova's Hydro Power business has successfully completed the commissioning of four 175MW Francis hydropower turbines and generators at Nigeria's Zungeru project in Niger State. This development marks a significant milestone for the Zungeru project, located along the Kaduna River, and establishes it as Nigeria's second-largest hydropower plant with a total capacity of 700MW.

Xylem joins the ranks of IHA's Sustainable Hydropower Commitment on Global Hydropower Day
11 October, 2023
In a landmark development on Global Hydropower Day, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) welcomed Xylem as its 100th member to pledge allegiance to the San José Declaration on Sustainable Hydropower, marking a significant milestone in the hydropower industry's commitment to sustainability.



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