The World Hydropower Congress

Event date
September 7-24, 2021
Short description

The 2021 World Hydropower Congress will be hosted under the patronage of the President of Costa Rica and supported by Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE). Attend the World Hydropower Congress - fully virtual and free for all.


Using hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal and bioenergy resources, Costa Rica represents one of the best examples of clean energy systems, responsible freshwater management and climate-change solutions. The event will take place from 7 to 24 September 2021 with virtual sessions across multiple time zones bringing discussions to stakeholders around the world. Live sessions will be interpreted and accessible on demand. This year we will reach a larger, more diverse audience than any previous World Hydropower Congress, All registered participants will have unlimited access to the programme. The event will be the premier global meeting place for energy, finance and development professionals. 

Industry leaders, financiers, policy experts, representatives from governments, international institutions and civil society from around the world will join the World Hydropower Congress. The virtual Attendee Hub will ensure participants from multiple timezones can join connect with each other and join the discussions online.

The World Hydropower Congress will set a bold agenda for hydropower, grounded on commitments from the sector and a public declaration that will set the foundation for a new approach towards global hydropower development.

Source and agenda

Geographical focus
  • General/no specific focus
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Natural Sciences
Event type
  • Other

Entry created by Admin on July 7, 2021
Modified on July 7, 2021