Africa

Hydro 101: Master the basics at HYDROVISION International with Waterpower Hydro Basics

Particularly if you’re new to the hydroelectric power sector, or even a seasoned professional moving in a new direction, the Waterpower Hydro Basics Course is a perfect opportunity to learn more about all aspects...

U.S. to decouple Ethiopian aid from 6,450-MW GERD dispute

The U.S. Department of State has made a decision to de-link its suspension of millions of dollars of aid to Ethiopia from the U.S. government’s policy on the contested 6,450-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

Join us and network with your peers at HYDROVISION International 2021

We’ve all been cooped up at home, or in our workplaces, long enough! If you’re as eager as I am to get out, travel and network with people who share your interest, there are...
Counting Money

Hydropower Sustainability Fund open for applications

A sustainability fund to help hydropower developers and operators assess their environmental, social and government (ESG) performance is now open to more than forty countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. The Hydropower Sustainability...

Former Prime Minister Turnbull to co-chair International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower

Former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull will represent the International Hydropower Association as co-chair of the International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower. Turnbull will also join IHA’s board in a non-executive role. IHA and...
Solar PV

Hydropower with floating solar holds massive potential for Africa

Many African countries are heavily dependent on hydropower to provide baseline power, which is being affected by increasingly frequent droughts. At the same time, Africa is characterized by a very high solar potential. The installation...
Kenya

Small hydro electrifies rural Kenya

Magiro Power is a small hydropower company located in Muranga County just to the north of the capital Nairobi in central Kenya. This interview was originally published in African Power & Energy Elites 2021. The company is...
Handshake

IRENA and IHA forge partnership to advance sustainable hydropower

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and International Hydropower Association (IHA) have signed a formal partnership agreement to accelerate the development, financing and deployment of sustainable hydropower. Hydropower is the world’s largest source of renewable...

Eco Wave Power named winner of Smart Port Challenge in Morocco

Eco Wave Power (EWPG Holding AB) announces it was one of three winners of the Smart Port Challenge Competition, held by Morocco’s National Ports Agency and National Single Window for foreign trade- PORTNET, together...
Hydropower Plant

Stortemelk hydropower project receives recognition for sustainability

Using an industry-leading assessment tool, a small-scale hydro project in South Africa, Stortemelk, has been recognized as an impressive example of sustainable small hydro development. The 4.3MW run-of-river plant developed by Stortemelk Hydro, a subsidiary...