The objective for a hydropower hybrid is to take maximum advantage of the integrated technologies by maximizing their utilization, the benefits they bring, and their efficiency. It is widely known that standalone hydropower plants and other technologies can help manage the variability of VRE in the power system.

A decade on from its launch, the Global Atlas for Renewable Energy continues to represent a unique, free global resource for assessing the renewable potential of countries and regions.

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) account for less than 1% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and yet they are home to some of the world’s most climate-vulnerable populations, making action to mitigate global heating urgent. Renewables hold substantial promise for SIDS.

The Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) on March 15, 2024, issued the JSERC (Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2024, to further amend the JSERC (Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation) Regulation, 2016. This shall come into force on April 01, 2024.

Despite the call for a global paradigm shift in water governance—from the traditional reductionist engineering approach to the more holistic integrated river basin governance framework—a change is not yet perceptible in India’s water governance architecture.

The hydropower sector, while expected to employ 3.7 million individuals by 2050, currently struggles with a significant gender disparity, with women representing only 25% of its workforce. This discrepancy underscores the urgent need to confront gender inequality in the industry and access the broadest talent pool.

IFC launched Powered by Women (PbW) Nepal initiative in September 2020 to help hydropower firms realize the benefits of gender equality and diversity.

The booklet “Growth of Electricity Sector in India” published annually by Central Electricity Authority provides panoramic view of growth of the Indian Power Sector over the years. The relevant information and statistics have been presented in the forms of graphs, pie-charts, maps and tables.

Wide-ranging barriers are preventing renewable energy from contributing effectively to meeting the world’s climate and development goals, according to the Renewables in Energy Supply module, as part of the annual Renewables 2023 Global Status Report (GSR) collection.

This paper aims to provide an overview of the opportunities to support Senegal in its transition to a decarbonised, renewable energy system, including a discussion of the challenges associated with this transition and the role that Germany can play in overcoming them.