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 IX: Hydropower Services
(2011 - Present)
Annex XII: Hydropower & the Environment Task 1: Managing the Carbon Balance of Freshwater Reservoirs
(2007 - Present)
Annex XIII: Hydropower & Fish
(2013 - Present)
NEW ANNEX - Annex XIV: Management Models for Hydropower Cascade Reservoirs
(2015 - )
NEW ANNEX - Annex XV: Maintenance Works and Decision-Making for Hydro Facilities
(2016 - 2019)
IEA Hydro News
Two IEA Hydro workshops at HYDRO 2017
IEA Hydro will hold two workshops at HYDO 2017 in Seville Spain. These are as follow: Monday 9 October - Session 6: GHG Emissions IEA Hydro's Annex XII will launch its third Volume of...
Enhanced Resources on Small Hydro
The small hydro section of this website has been enlarged and enhanced to provide a wide range of easily accessible resources on all aspects of small-scale hydro development. This includes material...
IEA Hydro Workshop on Maintenance Works and Decision-Making for Hydro Facilities October 2017
Owners and Managers of ageing hydropower schemes are invited to attend IEA Hydro's Annex XV Workshop on "Maintenance Works and Decision-Making for Hydro Facilities" immediately following HYDRO 2017...