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International community sets new ambition for hydropower to enable sustainable growth
02 November, 2023
The World Hydropower Congress 2023, hosted in Bali, Indonesia, has unveiled...
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WAPDA says hydropower generation increased in FY 2023-24, saving National Exchequer billions
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Pakistan witnessed a promising surge in hydroelectricity generation during the fiscal year 2023-24. The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) reported that, during the...

Renewables surge as fossil fuel electricity production declines, reports IEA
Thursday, August 17, 2023 by The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest "Monthly Electricity Statistics" report, incorporating data up to May 2023, has revealed a sharp decline in electricity production...

BHA urges UK Government to support hydropower and save billions
Thursday, March 30, 2023 by The British Hydropower Association (BHA) has called on the UK government to prioritize the accelerated delivery of proven, predictable, and quickly deployable hydropower technology....

Around $35 trillion investment needed by 2030 for global energy transition suggests IRENA report preview
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 by According to a new report preview from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the world will need to invest $35 trillion in renewable energy infrastructure and technology...

IEA launches hydropower trading roadmap for Tajikistan
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a new roadmap that examines ways Tajikistan could maximise the potential value of its surplus hydropower through cross-border...

World’s longest subsea electricity interconnector commissioned
Friday, October 01, 2021 by The UK and Norway are now able to share their hydropower and wind energy for the first time, as the world’s longest subsea electricity interconnector begins commercial operations.

Investment push needed for hydro to play crucial role in clean energy transition, says IEA report
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 by Hydropower growth across the world is set to slow significantly over the next few years, a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has suggested, meaning countries are...

IHA and IRENA coalition call for renewables-driven recovery
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has teamed up with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and more than 100 renewable energy organisations to issue a joint...

New hydro will help build a sustainable energy future suggests IRENA report
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by Hydropower capacity will need to increase 60% by 2050, with pumped hydro storage capacity needing to double, to help create a sustainable future energy system a new report from...

Indian hydro sector proves itself as power restored following Covid-19 vigil
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by India’s hydropower sector was heralded last week for restoring electricity to tens of millions of households following a huge plunge in demand in what is perhaps the largest...

Asia-Pacific hydro technology tenders activity drops 57% in Q3 2019 says report
Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Hydro technology tenders in Q3 2019 in the Asia-Pacific region saw 33 tenders announced, marking a drop of 57% over the last four-quarter average of 77, according to GlobalData’s...

Indian Government declares large hydropower as renewable
Thursday, March 07, 2019 by Large hydropower in India is now officially a renewable energy source, as the Indian Government approves measures to promote the hydropower sector in the country.

Hydropower on the agenda at World Water Forum
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced it will share knowledge on hydropower’s role as a catalyst for sustainable development at the 8th World Water Forum this...

2017 World Hydropower Congress closes with commitments to better hydro
Monday, May 15, 2017 by The 2017 World Hydropower Congress concluded with a series of commitments to better hydro, delivered by a broad range of organisations and institutions that participated in Addis...

31.5GW of new hydro capacity in 2016, says IHA briefing
Monday, March 27, 2017 by 31.5GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, a new briefing from the International Hydropower Association suggests, with pumped storage development accelerating.

Hydro operations in China have impacted Mekong, says research
Monday, January 09, 2017 by Hydropower projects in China have caused ‘major flow changes’ to the Mekong River over the last six years, a study led by researchers from Aalto University in Finland has suggested.

India looks to reclassify large hydro as renewable
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by Large hydropower projects could soon be classed as renewable energy in India as the country’s energy ministry is looking to remove a barrier that currently means only projects under...

33GW of new hydro capacity commissioned in 2015, says IHA
Thursday, March 03, 2016 by A new briefing from the International Hydropower Association has indicated that 33GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2015 worldwide, including 3.2GW of pumped storage.

Welsh hydro scheme plans rejected
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 by RWE Innogy’s plans to build a hydropower project at Betws y Coed in the Conwy Valley, Wales, have been rejected by the Snowdonia National Park Authority.

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