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Pumped storage hydropower ideal for clean energy systems

The International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower, warn in a report that conventional batteries alone cannot provide adequate storage and grid flexibility.

SEFA injects $1m to modernise ageing hydropower fleets in Africa

The AfDB’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a $1 million grant for the modernisation of Africa’s hydropower fleet, which is expected to add 200MW in generation capacity.
$1.3B hydroelectric project in Nigeria to be commissioned in phases

Latest growth figures on global hydropower capacity, not clean-cut

The IHA's 2021 status report shows that installed global hydropower capacity rose by 1.6% to 1,330GW over the past year but is falling short.
$1.3B hydroelectric project in Nigeria to be commissioned in phases

Climate bonds: Finance now open for hydropower under new criteria

New criteria has made it possible for certification of hydropower climate bonds, which are formally available for issuers of green debt products across all markets.

Hydropower Sustainability Fund open for applications until May 2021

The Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund will award a total of $1.02 million to 40 or more hydropower projects over four years.
$15m earmarked for clean energy generation in sub-Saharan Africa

The role of sustainable hydropower in the world’s green recovery

Are we moving quickly enough to build the hydropower capacity needed to support the energy transition? The answer is no, according to experts.
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Hydropower sector to strengthen through IRENA and IHA partnership

While hydropower will continue to play an essential role in global electricity, its flexibility and storage capabilities are also important to complement variable renewables.

Sustainability pioneer to chair hydropower sustainability council

Dr Ashok Khosla, has been appointed as independent chair of the global council that governs sustainability guidance for hydropower.
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Renewables industry urges governments to scale-up climate action

Over 100 leading renewable energy players are members of the IRENA Coalition for Action urging governments to scale-up climate action.
Global sustainability standard for hydropower on the cards

Global sustainability standard for hydropower on the cards

IHA has published a consultation paper on the development of a global sustainability standard for hydropower. Public consultation open until 8 February 2021