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Lahmeyer looks at feasibility of Pakistani project
18 December, 2015
Lahmeyer International is preparing a feasibility study for the Thakot hydropower project in Pakistan in association with local partners. The project on the Indus River will have an installed capacity between 2000-2500MW.
Contracts signed for Nyagakiii owner’s engineer
12 November, 2015
GOPA-International Energy Consultants from Germany, in association with ZolletIngegneria (a joint venture partner from Italy), have been procured by the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) as the owner’s engineer for the 5.5MW Nyagak III hydropower project on the River Nyagak in the Zombo District of Uganda.
First Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol published for Peru
09 November, 2015
Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol results have been published for the 456MW Chaglla project in Peru.
IHA re-elected to REN21 steering committee
21 October, 2015
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has been re-elected to the steering committee of the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), confirming hydropower’s role in the renewables family, the IHA said.
World Bank OK’s finance for hydro development project in Nepal
01 October, 2015
The World Bank has approved a credit of US$20 million to Nepal for a project designed to help strengthen the capacity of power sector agencies in Nepal to plan and prepare hydropower generation and transmission line projects along international standards and best practice.
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.
IHA’s 2015 Hydropower Status Report available for download
03 September, 2015
The International Hydropower Association has announced its 2015 Hydropower Status Report is now available for download, providing comprehensive insights into new global developments in the sector, statistics on new installed capacity, detailed regional analysis, and more.
IHA Board results announced
06 August, 2015
The International Hydropower Association has announced the results of the recent election of the association Board, with members to serve for the period to October 2017.
Lahmeyer and MHI to work on Nepal’s first pumped storage project
28 July, 2015
Lahmeyer International, in association with Manitoba Hydro International (MHI) as subconsultant, has been engaged by Tanahu Hydropower Limited to provide engineering services for Nepal’s first pumped storage plant.
Study identifies benefits of hydro in Europe
07 July, 2015
A macroeconomic study carried out on behalf of members of the hydropower industry has identified the direct and indirect benefits of hydropower in Europe, while suggesting that production could be increased across the continent by about 20% before 2030.
Leap of faith
15 June, 2015
UK company Konecranes has reaffirmed its support for recruiting female engineers, and has recently appointed its first female Field Service Technician. Natasha Cairns explains why she thinks engineering is a rewarding industry to be in, and encourages more women to follow her lead and take the leap of faith.
IHA pledge hydro commitments
27 May, 2015
The International Hydropower Association has outlined ten commitments it has pledged to deliver in the next two years in a bid to advance sustainable hydropower.
Hydro could hit 2000GW by 2050, says World Energy Council
21 May, 2015
The global hydropower market could double its output by 2050, hitting 2000GW capacity, a new report from the World Energy Council states.
39GW of new hydro capacity added in 2014, says IHA
18 May, 2015
A briefing published by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) states that 39GW of new hydropower capacity was placed into operation in 2014, with a further 1.46GW of pumped storage added, bringing the world’s total installed hydropower capacity to 1055GW at the end of the year.
Registration open for US DOE’s Wave Energy Prize
29 April, 2015
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that its Wave Energy Prize competition is now underway, with a prize purse totalling more than $2 million available for top ranking teams.
Kabeli-A sustainability report published
16 March, 2015
The International Hydropower Association has announced that the results of a Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol assessment of the 37.6MW Kabeli-A run-of-river hydropower project under preparation in Nepal have been published, with the project scoring basic good practice or better on all of the 22 topics assessed, achieving proven best practice on half of them.
IHA launch Young Researcher Award
05 March, 2015
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced details of a new initiative to recognise and reward emerging talent in the hydropower sector.
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