Hydropower News:

Click on the following links for the latest in IEA Hydro's activities, hydropower news & hydro happenings, world-wide.

The International Hydropower Association's World Hydropower Congress, will be held in Beijing, 19-21 May 2015. Information and registration...

HydroVision International 2015 will be held July 14-17, 2015 in Portland, OR, USA. For information and to register…

The International Journal on Hydropower & Dams' HYDRO 2015: Advancing Policy and Practice, will be held in Bordeaux, France, 26-28 October, 2015. See the brochure..

The Alternate Hydro Energy Centre (AHEC), Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India has issued  Standards/Manuals/ Guidelines for small hydro development. Download here…

UNIDO, ICSHP release "world-first" compilation of small hydropower data. Report is available online.....

The Roorkee Institute is also offering a Masters of Technology programme in Alternate Hydro Energy SystemsFor criteria of entry & prospectus ....

IEAHydro's Annex II has launched its Small Hydro International Gateway, with multiple resources for the small hydro community...

Building on Recent
Development Progress
13 to 15 October 2014
Villa Erba, Cernobbio (on the shores of Lake Como), Italy




Bird's Eye ViewCurrent Activities

What is IEA Hydropower doing in Phase 4 (2010-2015)?

In Phase 4 IEA Hydro is continuing to actively address issues which face the industry in relation to the socially responsible development and operation of hydropower projects, and to respond to the new challenges of changes in the energy market place. This work is being carried out by task forces called Annexes.

Detailed information about these New and On-going Activities can be obtained by going to the individual Annex pages. 


New Annexes

Continuing Annexes

Past Achievements & completed activities 

Follow the links & download the reports from the following completed activities

Phase 4 (2010 - 2015)

Phases 1-3 (1995 - 2009)

During its first 3 phases, IEA Hydro carried out research in many areas.

Follow the links to find out more: