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Tina River project construction set to start next year
19 December, 2019
A landmark financing agreement has been completed for the 15MW Tina River hydropower project in the Solomon Islands, allowing construction to start in 2020.
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.
IHA releases new hydropower benefit sharing guide for developers and operators
29 October, 2019
A new how-to guide for hydropower developers and operators from the International Hydropower Association (IHA) aims to increase understanding of benefit sharing in project development and operation.
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
New IHA leadership team takes over
20 September, 2019
A new leadership team has taken the helm of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), with newly elected President Roger Gill joining Chief Executive Eddie Rich.
Costa Rica's national electricity company joins IHA
18 September, 2019
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced that Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), Costa Rica’s national electricity company, has joined the association as a gold member.
Eddie Rich appointed as new Chief Executive of the IHA
17 July, 2019
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced the appointment of Eddie Rich as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a global recruitment search led by the association’s board.
2019 IHA board election results announced
12 July, 2019
Eighteen hydropower sector leaders from around the world have been elected to the board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), it was announced today.
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
21 candidates standing for election to IHA Board
03 June, 2019
Twenty-one candidates are standing for election to the International Hydropower Association's Board for the 2019-2021 period, the organization has announced.
IHA release new guide to help hydropower build resilience to climate change
17 May, 2019
During the World Hydropower Congress in Paris this week, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) launched technical guidance to help the hydropower industry to become more resilient to the impacts of climate change.
IHA publishes 2019 Hydropower Status Report
13 May, 2019
More than 21.8GW of hydroelectric capacity was put into operation in 2018, according to the 2019 Hydropower Status Report which is published today by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) on the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris.
The mind does matter
10 May, 2019
Great strides have been taken in recent years to address physical health and safety concerns within our industry. But now, with worldwide experience demonstrating the link between good mental health, site safety and productivity in the workplace, the same effort is needed to address mental wellbeing. Suzanne Pritchard reports.
World Hydropower Congress 2019 opens in Paris next week
09 May, 2019
The 2019 World Hydropower Congress opens in Paris next week, drawing more than 700 delegates from over 70 countries to the French capital.
Association launched for hydro developers operating in Myanmar
08 May, 2019
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced it is supporting the launch of the Myanmar Hydropower Developers’ Association (MHDA), an innovative platform for hydropower companies and industry professionals.
Pumping up potential
01 May, 2019
In its recent working paper on pumped storage, the International Hydropower Association tracks the development of the technology set to help power clean energy transition into the future.
IHA starts search for next chief executive
12 April, 2019
The International Hydropower Association has begun the search to identify its next Chief Executive as current CEO, Richard M Taylor, has announced his intention to step down and to work as an independent consultant by the end of 2019.
IHA publishes activity and strategy report for 2018-2019
04 April, 2019
The International Hydropower Association’s Activity and Strategy Report for 2018-2019 is now available online.
An extraordinary challenge
22 February, 2019
IWP&DC spoke with Richard Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of the International Hydropower Association about key lessons he has learned throughout his career
New forum aims to give voice to European hydropower community
22 February, 2019
A new three-year long EU funded project has recently begun – coordinated by the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) – which aims to gather input from the European hydropower community in order to agree upon common Research and Innovation priorities for the sector in Europe.