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 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...
IEA Hydro issues Communiqué following Annex IX kickoff meeting in Brussels
IEA Hydro has issued a communiqué to National Governments & Multi-Lateral Agencies on Transformational Markets: the value and contemporary role of hydropower following a meeting in Brussels,...
IEA Hydro Kick-Off Workshop on Hidden Hydro, Brussels, 6-7 December, 2018
The International Energy Agency Technology Collaboration Program on Hydropower (IEA Hydro) will be holding a Kick-Off Workshop from midday on 6 -7 December 2018, in Brussels, Belgium. This will...