G-res tool allows hydro industry to report on carbon footprint.

G-res tool allows hydro industry to report on carbon footprint.

A new tool that enables the hydropower sector to report on its carbon footprint for the first time has been launched at the 2017 World Hydropower Congress in Addis Ababa. Developed by the International Hydropower Association, in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair for Global Environmental Change, the G-res tool adopts a new modelling methodology enabling decision-makers […]

‘Africa uses only 10 percent of hydropower potential’

‘Africa uses only 10 percent of hydropower potential’

3-day World Hydropower Congress begins in Addis Ababa Only 10 percent of Africa’s hydropower potential has been tapped, according to an energy expert. At the opening Tuesday of a three-day World Hydropower Congress in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, Liu Zhenya, chairman of the Global Energy Interconnection and Cooperation Organization, said Africa could become a […]

IHA seeks nominations for two hydropower awards.

IHA seeks nominations for two hydropower awards.

The International Hydropower Association is seeking nominations for its Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower and its Young Researcher Award. The Mosonyi Award recognizes individuals within IHA’s membership for outstanding contributions to the sector related to: A long-standing commitment or a recent initiative that has had a major impact A specific hydropower project, the performance […]

Solar progress in Laos hindered by hydro focus.

Solar progress in Laos hindered by hydro focus.

Household solar systems have taken hold in Laos, but PV deployment on a grand-scale is being held back by a focus on hydropower, according to delegates at the Solar & Off-Grid Renewables Southeast Asia Event in Bangkok. A total of 30,000 solar household systems already installed in the country under its Rural Electrification Fund, according […]

Schneider Electric named 2016 Clean Energy Company of the Year by NECEC.

Schneider Electric named 2016 Clean Energy Company of the Year by NECEC.

– Multiple “Green” Awards in 2016 Underscores Company’s Leadership in Global Clean Energy Initiative – Life is On Drives Company’s Commitment to Nurture Planet and Provide Customers with Environmentally-Friendly Products Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has been honoured as the Clean Energy Company of the year by the Northeast Clean […]

Integrated water management system takes top environmental engineering award.

Integrated water management system takes top environmental engineering award.

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura, Tasmanian Irrigation and Water Solutions Pty Ltd won the Environmental Engineering Excellence Award for the Meander Dam integrated water management system at the 2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards in Brisbane last night. Hosted by Engineers Australia, the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards seek to identify, recognise and reward outstanding […]

A brand new Future Hydro series event to kick off in Kyrgyzstan in December.

A brand new Future Hydro series event to kick off in Kyrgyzstan in December.

Future Hydro Central Asia 2016 – the only hydro-dedicated expo and conference in Central Asia to take place on 15/16 December 2016 – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Future Hydro Central Asia expo and conference will take place on 15/16 December 2016 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and gather hydro energy experts representing leading Central Asia and international hydro energy companies, government representatives, […]

The Voice of Renewables hydro events announcement.

The Voice of Renewables hydro events announcement.

The Voice of Renewables (VoR) are pleased to announce the schedule of our hydro energy expos planned for the reminder of 2016 and 2017: 2016: HydroTech Caucasus – 3rd annual expo and conference – Hydro New-build, Refurbishment and Investment in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan – 9/10 November 2016 – Tbilisi, Georgia Future Hydro Central Asia – Expo and […]