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) including Annex IX/Annex XII Joint Task
( 2019 - 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
Latest Annex IX Phase 2 Report Published
Annex IX has released its latest report, Valuing Flexibility in Evolving Energy Markets: Current Status and Future Outlook for Hydropower. Using a range of international case studies, the report...
Annex IX & XII Online Meeting on Flood Control & Drought Management Services
An third online meeting of the Joint Annex IX and XII task force was held on 24 Septembert 2020, with almost 50 participants representing 18 countries or organisations. Read the meeting notes...
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...