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Gabon’s Dibwangui hydro project pockets good practice in ESG assessment

Plans for the 15MW plant achieved recognised good practice across 11 environmental, social and governance performance criteria examined in a study.

Golden opportunity to develop sustainable hydropower

In Africa, hydropower is still largely under-developed, which means that there are still lots of technically good sites available for sustainable projects.

IHA appoints new Chief Executive

The International Hydropower Association has appointed Eddie Rich as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a global recruitment search led by the association’s board.
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Webinar recording: Can hydro power mines?

Webinar: Listen to the discussion today. Our guest speakers unpack how Africa's hydro resources can be used as a viable option to support mining operations’ energy needs.
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Hydropower race continues in full force

Africa’s mammoth hydropower project, the Grand Inga Dam, is back in the news. Its story, which began more than six decades ago, continues to...
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Progress report on Africa’s hydropower development

Did you know that two-thirds of the planet’s renewable electricity generation comes from hydropower’s installed capacity? According to the 2018 Hydropower Status Report by...
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O&M challenges in Africa’s hydropower sector

Bill Girling, hydropower development director at the International Hydropower Association (IHA), uncovers the complexities and challenges of operation and maintenance (O&M) of hydropower facilities...

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