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Former Prime Ministers Tout Need for Pumped Storage and More Hydropower

Tony Blair and Malcolm Turnbull, former prime ministers of the UK and Australia, respectively, suggested pumped storage and more hydropower will be vitally important to electric grids around the world…


The Hydropower Industry's Sustainability Conundrum

Hydropower makes up the majority of the world’s renewable energy capacity, but it’s not necessarily an environmentally friendly form of power. However, groups are working to improve hydropower technology to…


IRENA and IHA forge partnership to advance sustainable hydropower

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 3 February 2021 – In recognition of their shared objectives to increase the uptake of renewable energy, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the…


Small hydro project leads the way in South Africa on sustainable development

The Stortemelk hydropower project in South Africa has been recognised as an impressive example of sustainable small hydro development using an industry-leading assessment tool. The 4.3 MW run-of-river plant developed…


Statement: EU sustainable finance rules would undervalue hydropower

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has responded to a public consultation by the European Commission on new rules to define sustainable finance. While the association welcomes and supports the need…