The IEA Technology Cooperation Programme on Hydropower is a working group of International Energy Agency member countries and others who have a common interest in advancing hydropower worldwide. Countries that are not members of the IEA can also join.
"To encourage through awareness, knowledge and support, the sustainable use of water resources
for the development and management of hydropower. "
Annex II: Small-Scale Hydropower
(2000 - Present)
Annex XI: Renewal & Upgrading of Hydropower Plants
(2010 - 2015)
Annex XII: Hydropower & the Environment Task 1: Managing the Carbon Balance of Freshwater Reservoirs
(2007 - Present)
Annex IX: Hydropower Services
(2011 - Present)
Annex XIII: Hydropower & Fish
(2013 - Present)
NEW ANNEX - Annex XIV: Management Models for Hydropower Cascade Reservoirs
(2015 - )
IEA Hydro News
Sustainable Small-Scale Hydropower in Local Communities - IEA Hydro's report now available
IEA Hydro's Small Scale Hydropower Annex II has published its Final Report into Sustainable Small-Scale Hydropower in Local Communities. The Task Leader, Dr. Yoichi Miyanaga of Japan, says that...
IEA Hydro at AFRICA 2017
IEA Hydro was represented at the recent AFRICA 2017 Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa international conference held in Marrakech in March 2017. Mr Niels Nielsen presented the work...
IEA Hydro/EU Workshop on Hydropower and Fish, Brussels, 29-31 May 2017
A Joint Workshop on Research and Innovation in the context of European Policy Framework Implementation will be held in Brussels 29-31 May 2017. The increased focus on ecological issues in...