Hydro-Power
Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

The Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines on Good International Industry Practice define expected sustainability performance for the hydropower sector across a range of environmental, social, technical and governance topics. The 26 guidelines present defin ...
2019 Hydropower Status Report

2019 Hydropower Status Report

The sixth edition of the report provides information and statistics on installed capacity and estimated generation by country and by region, as well as articles by five leading government ministers. Key findings: More than 21.8 gigawatts (GW) of renewable ...
Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide

Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide

The Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide offers a methodology for identifying, assessing and managing climate risks to enhance the resilience of hydropower projects. The guide responds to the need for international industry good practice on how to i ...
Hydropower Providing Flexibility for a Renewable Energy System

Hydropower Providing Flexibility for a Renewable Energy System

At first, this report explains the status quo of electricity generation in Europe as well as fundamental knowledge related to the term flexibility. Flexibility provision needs to meet certain demands caused by different elements of power systems. This rep ...
Water Use in India’s Power Generation: Impact of renewables and improved cooling technologies to 2030. 2017 (External Content)

Water Use in India’s Power Generation: Impact of renewables and improved cooling technologies to 2030. 2017 (External Content)

This study analyses the prospective impact of renewable energy deployment, along with recently mandated changes to power plant cooling systems, on water use in India’s electricity sector. Looking at the expected freshwater intensity of non-hydro power gen ...

Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System: An overview for policy makers (External Content)

Technological innovation is crucial to enable progress in the transformation of the global energy system. However, policy makers need to refresh the priorities in such innovation to address new challenges, such as integrating high shares of renewable powe ...
Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe 2017(External Content)

Cost-competitive renewable power generation: Potential across South East Europe 2017(External Content)

Renewable energy has long been used in South East Europe, whether as fuelwood for heating or in the form of hydroelectric power generation. More recently, governments from Slovenia to Ukraine have pledged to shift to renewables to replace ageing fossil-ba ...
Renewable Energy Auctions: Analysing 2016 (External Content)

Renewable Energy Auctions: Analysing 2016 (External Content)

At least 67 countries had used auctions for renewable energy contracts by mid-2016, up from less than 10 in 2005. This auctions report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) provides key updates on this crucial mechanism for price discover ...
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RENEWABLES 2016 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT (External Content)

The year 2015 was an extraordinary one for renewable energy, with the largest global capacity additions seen to date, although challenges remain, particularly beyond the power sector. The year saw several developments that all have a bearing on renewable ...
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Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2016 (External Content)

The annual Tracking Clean Energy Progress (TCEP) report highlights the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies year on year. An excerpt of the publication Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP), which lays out pathways towards a sustaina ...

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