Business

Five global renewables associations have issued a joint statement setting out policy priorities for a green recovery involving accelerated clean energy deployment, says the International Hydropower Association. Under the banner of the International Renewable Energy Alliance (REN Alliance), the associations representing the bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind power industries say a world powered 100%...
HYDROVISION International

After gathering extensive insight from the global hydroelectric power community, HYDROVISION International, in partnership with its media brand Hydro Review, is launching a new platform to provide timely and informative programming year-round: the HYDRO+ Series. Our world has changed more than we could have imagined over the past few months, and one result is that...
Project Activity

In 2012, EURid was the first European TLD registry to register for the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Since then, the company has assessed the environmental impact of its activities and attempted to comply with its policies and procedures. The non-profit was recently audited for its 2019 CO2 emissions, resulting in an overall footprint of...
HYDROVISION International

NEW HYDRO+ SERIES LAUNCHES IN JULY WITH HYDROVISION EXCHANGE IN NOVEMBER 2020 As a consequence of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, HYDROVISION International, scheduled for November 17-19 2020, in Minneapolis, Minn., U.S., will be rescheduled to 2021. In light of both governmental direction and general public health advisories, delivering HYDROVISION International in...
Africa

Ongoing negotiations between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia aimed at reaching an agreement on filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam are failing. On Sunday, June 21, Sudan warned against escalation and urged further negotiations over Addis Ababa’s controversial dam on the Nile, as Ethiopia has declared plans to start filling the dam next...
Pumped Storage Hydro

A meeting convened by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) saw 11 energy executives discuss with the International Energy Agency’s Executive Director, Dr. Fatih Birol, how hydropower can contribute to global recovery efforts. The consensus view from the hydropower CEOs was that economic stimulus packages involving investment in sustainable hydropower among other renewables will be essential...
New Development

Growth in renewable power has been impressive over the past five years, however, too little is happening in the heating, cooling and transport sectors. This is according to REN21’s Renewables 2020 Global Status Report, which also states that overall, global energy consumption keeps increasing, “eating up the progress made in renewable generation.” The report points out that...
Jobs and People

The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program is now accepting applications, through Aug. 3, for the 2020-2021 mentorship cycle. Pairs will be announced in early September.   This program provides an opportunity for women to connect, generate new friendships and networks, and share experiences in a supportive environment that highlights the powerful contributions women from around...
Jobs and People

A longtime leader on the financial side of AECOM is being promoted to chief executive officer at the California-based global energy infrastructure firm. Chief Financial Officer W. Troy Rudd will assume the top role from Michael S. Burke, who has been AECOM’s CEO since 2014. The changeover is effective on October 1. Rudd joined the...