IEA Hydro issues Communiqué following Annex IX kickoff meeting in Brussels

AnnexIX_GroupPicIEA 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, Belgium, in December 2018 to initiate the work of its Annex IX. Representatives from authorities, companies, industry and research organisations of the international hydropower...

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IEA Hydro Kick Off Workshop on Utilization of Hydropower Flexibility Capability in Evolving Energy Systems 3- 5 December 2018

The International Energy Agency Technology Collaboration Program on Hydropower (IEA Hydro) will be holding a Kick-Off Workshop from midday on Monday 3 December to midday on Wednesday, 5 December 2018, in Brussels, Belgium. This will cover the work of ANNEX IX Phase II-Valuing Hydropower Services - Utilization of Hydropower Flexibility Capability in Evolving Energy Systems 


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AnnexIXSummaryReport_FinalReport_CoverIEA Hydro's Annex IX has published its report, VALUING HYDROPOWER SERVICES: The Economic Value of Energy and Water Management Services provided by Hydropower Projects with Storage.  The work carried out since 2011 included a multi-country review that investigated the many factors contributing to the full value of hydropower and its associated services. The Summary...

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IEA Roadmap for Hydropower


HydroRoadmapCoverHydropower could double its contribution by 2050, reaching 2,000 GW of global capacity and over 7,000 TWh. This achievement, driven primarily by the quest of clean electricity, could prevent annual emissions of up to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 from fossil-fuel plants. The bulk of this growth would come from large plants in emerging economies and developing countries. 

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