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: Utilization of Hydropower Flexibility Capability in Evolving Energy Systems
(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
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...
Communiqué from Annex IX-XII Workshop on Hydropower Services and Climate Change
In December 2019, IEA Hydro's Annex IX and XII held a joint workshop in Rio on "Hydropower Services and Climate Change: Adaptation, Resilience and Valuation of Climate Change Services". Joint...
IEA Hydro TCP Annex IX on Valuing Hydropower Services publishes White Paper
IEA Hydro TCP's Annex IX has published a White Paper on Flexible hydropower providing value to renewable energy generation. The White Paper describes the role of hydropower and the need for...