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Hydropower Pro

IHA’s online community



The International Hydropower Association (IHA)’s online community, Hydropower Pro, brings together hydropower professionals from around the globe to connect, exchange experiences and collaborate. The platform offers: 

  • Online groups - forums for IHA knowledge networks and regions of interest 

  • Resource libraries - essential reports, publications, briefings and case studies 

  • User directory - allowing users to connect and network 

  • News and blogging - announcements and articles by IHA and users

  • Multi-platform access - via desktop and mobile apps (iOS and Android) 

  • Email notifications - instant alerts and a weekly digest. 


How can you join Hydropower Pro? 

To join Hydropower Pro please see pricing and eligibility information below and complete the registration form.


IHA members enjoy complimentary access to Hydropower Pro for all their employees for the remainder of the current membership year (until 31 March 2021*).

Non-members with a proven interest in sustainable hydropower are also encouraged to join Hydropower Pro. The following conditions apply:



Annual fee (renewed automatically)

Corporate membership

Companies, consultancies and other for-profits need to be members in order to join Hydropower Pro. Click here for additional information.

Complimentary access to Hydropower Pro with membership.

Business exception

Start-ups, independent consultants, small hydropower companies in developing countries and companies with peripheral interests in hydropower.

Access to Hydropower Pro without being members is possible at a cost of GBP 250 per individual user. 

Non-profit licence

Applies to all individuals working for:

1. Trade associations (hydropower or renewable energy associations),

2. International organisations, and financial institutions,

3. Government, including officials and policy-makers,

4. Academic institutions, research centres and civil society

Also applies to all individual users not covered by any of the above scenarios.

GBP 200 per individual user.

Discounted licence

Applies to:

1. Students aged above 25 years of age.

2. Individuals residing, studying or working in countries defined by the UN as being developing countries.

GBP 100 per individual user (proof required).


Free-user licence

Applies to:

1. Students aged 25 years and below. Applications received within 12 months of a course ending, may also be considered. 

2. Retirees.

Free (proof required).


Read IHA's Privacy Policy and the Hydropower Pro Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

*This is a measure that IHA has taken to help the sector remain connected during the Covid-19 Global pandemic.

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