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The Hydropower Sustainability Training Academy launched by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) will expand and improve knowledge in hydropower sustainability. The academy builds on IHA’s 25 years of experience in developing guidance on hydropower development, as well as its expertise in delivering training and capacity building, according to a press release. The courses are based...
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Clarion Events’ leading energy events and media join forces The Digital Energy Festival for Africa kicks off on 20 October when four of Clarion Events’ leading energy brands join forces with an unprecedented six-week tour de force of quality content and engagement from one point of entry, making it the largest ever energy event for...
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Design firm Stantec has added Stephen Montminy to its power and dams team as the new regional business leader in Quebec. Leading a team of more than 300 employees throughout the province, Montminy will play a key role in Stantec’s strategic positioning, overseeing operations management and ensuring the growth and profitability of the business line...
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Most reports had predicted that the clean energy industry, which encompasses Energy Efficiency, Renewables, Clean Vehicles, Grid & Storage and Clean Fuels, would add more 175,000 jobs in 2020, but with the pandemic, the sector is now approaching the end of the year down 477,862 jobs as a stalled recovery plagues the sector. The sector...
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The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees has named Nancy Harvey, Esq. as chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, a newly created position, to lead implementation of its aggressive new action plan to ignite and rejuvenate diversity, equity and inclusion at NYPA. The plan to move the public power organization forward toward a more...
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Hatch has appointed Francesca Ottoni to the role of regional manager, waterpower, leading Hatch’s hydroelectric professionals based in Ontario, Canada. Ottoni will be based in Niagara Falls and will lead the expansion of Hatch’s waterpower practice in the region, delivering practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable. Ottoni will also support Hatch’s waterpower growth...
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Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) announced that Francesco Starace, chief executive officer and general manager of Enel S.p.A., has been appointed chair of its Administrative Board. SEforALL is a non-profit international organization that works closely with the United Nations to accelerate and deliver at scale the solutions needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7)...
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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has released a new report providing recommendations on how to boost gender equality in Nepal’s hydropower sector. The study of 20 companies is part of the Powered by Women Initiative—a time-bound commitment by companies to build the business case for improved gender equality and diversity in renewable energy companies in Nepal....
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Renewable energy continues to bring socioeconomic benefits by creating numerous jobs worldwide, according to figures released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The seventh edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review shows that jobs in the sector reached 11.5 million globally last year. Solar PV led with 3.8 million jobs, followed by...