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Who can join?

Membership of the International Hydropower Association (IHA) is open to organisations and individual hydropower professionals.


By joining IHA, you become part of the world’s most extensive hydropower network.

✔ Shape your future - gain insights into good practice, policy and sector trends

✔ Access resources - discover essential tools for building sustainable projects

✔ Connect with experts - identify sector specialists and share knowledge 

✔ Learn technical skills - build understanding of important new practices 

✔ Identify new ventures - make contacts and create new business opportunities 

✔ Make your voice heard - participate in hydropower sector events and briefings

Member discounts - special rates for events such as the World Hydropower Congress


Which membership?

You can join as an Individual Member or as a nominated representative of a Corporate Member (Platinum, Gold, Silver or Affiliate).

Learn about the differences between corporate and individual membership.


I am a senior professional:

Become a Fellow of IHA

If you are a highly experienced hydropower professional, you can also apply to become a Fellow of the International Hydropower Association, a new tier of membership. This entitles you to use the letters 'F.IHA' in your professional title.

Fellows join a network of hydropower leaders whose expertise is internationally recognised. As a Fellow, you will receive special invitations to IHA events and help to steer the sector's future development. 

To qualify, you must have at least five years' experience in a senior management position in the hydropower sector or 10 years' experience in a specialist field related to hydropower. Applicants must be endorsed by two professional referees.


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