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 IX: Valuing Hydropower Services - Phase II
(2018 - present)
Annex XII: Hydropower & the Environment Task 1: Managing the Carbon Balance of Freshwater Reservoirs
(2007 - Present)
Annex XIII: Hydropower & Fish
(2013 - Present)
Annex XIV: Management Models for Hydropower Cascade Reservoirs
(2015 - present)
Annex XV: Maintenance Works and Decision-Making for Hydro Facilities
(2016 - present)
Annex XVI - Hidden Hydro
(2018 - present)
IEA Hydro News
Annex IX Online Workshop on Flexibility in Evolving Energy Markets
Annex IX held a successful online workshop on 3 June 2020 on Flexibility in Evolving Energy Markets with 60 participants from 18 countries and organisations. Read more and see the presentations...
Annex IX & XII Joint Workshop on Flood Control
Covid-19 restrictions on face-to-face meetings has not stopped IEA Hydro's ongoing work, with Annexes IX and XII hosting our first online workshop on 27 May 2020. 35 participants from 14...
IEA Hydro seeks case studies on provision of flood control and drought management services
Following the joint workshop on Hydropower Services and Climate Change in Brazil, in December 2019, IEA Hydro wishes to collect examples of case studies of hydropower plants, dams and...