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IHA awarded International Association of the Year
08 October, 2021
The International Hydropower Association took home the award for International Association of the Year at the 2021 Association Excellence Awards.

International leaders back landmark hydropower declaration
24 September, 2021
A bold new blueprint for sustainable hydropower is set to be launched today at the 2021 World Hydropower Congress with the support of governments, NGOs and international agencies.

Richard Taylor recipient of 2021 IHA Mosonyi Award
23 September, 2021
The 2021 IHA Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower has been awarded to Richard Taylor, Director at RMT Renewables Ltd and former CEO of IHA.

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.

Advances in hydropower tech can support renewable power system security
21 September, 2021
Innovative hydropower technologies can be a solution to growing demands for flexibility and reliability in renewable energy systems. Report by the International Hydropower Association

Hydrogen and hydropower collaborate to tackle climate change
17 September, 2021
The green hydrogen and sustainable hydropower sectors are set to collaborate to achieve net zero, with the newly formed Green Hydrogen Organisation (GH2) and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) today setting out a mutually strengthening vision of how their two sectors can contribute to tackling climate change.

SEFA grant will help modernise Africa’s hydro fleet
17 September, 2021
Africa’s aging hydropower fleet is set to benefit from a $1 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).

Urgent action needed on pumped storage says international coalition
16 September, 2021
More frequent blackouts and reverting to the use of fossil fuels could be on the cards unless urgent action is taken to scale up pumped storage, warns a government-led coalition.

New report says hydropower needed to limit global warming will fall short by 300GW
10 September, 2021
A new report by researchers from the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has found there will be an over 300GW shortfall in the amount of hydropower needed to limit dangerous global warming.

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.

Going global: the 2021 World Hydropower Congress
06 September, 2021
The stage is set for the world’s premier hydropower event, which is now accessible to all

IHA announces election results
27 August, 2021
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced that 18 leaders from across the hydropower sector have been elected to its Board, with the new Board set to begin its two-year mandate on 21 October 2021 to help shape and guide IHA’s work at a crucial time in the clean energy transition.

Online hub showcases hydropower innovations
20 August, 2021
The International Hydropower Association has announced the launch of a new online hub that showcases the latest hydropower innovations from around the world.

Smart hydropower tech demand to grow rapidly, says industry survey
13 August, 2021
Demand is set to soar for innovative new hydropower technologies which provide flexibility and resilience for electricity grids, according to a new industry survey.

Sarawak Energy expands in in-house HSAP and HESG assessors
09 August, 2021
Sarawak Energy has reinforced its commitment towards sustainable hydropower development and management by expanding its pool of internationally trained in-house Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP)/Hydropower Environmental, Social and Governance (HESG) assessors accredited by International Hydropower Association (IHA).

World Bank-ESMAP launches survey on gender gaps in hydropower sector
22 July, 2021
The World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), in partnership with the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and the Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), has launched a survey which focuses on the role of women in all parts of the hydropower sector.

Public comment invited on global hydropower certification scheme
16 July, 2021
A new scheme that will see hydropower projects around the world independently rated and certified for their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance is now open for public comment



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