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AFRICA 2015 – Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa, will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco from 10-12March 2015. Call for Papers deadline extended to 15 August 2014. For more information or to submit a paper….

Hydrovison International will be held in Nashville, TN, USA, 22-25 July, 2014. For more information and to register...

International Journal on Hydropower & Dams will host HYDRO 2014 "Building on Recent Development Progress"13-15 October 2014, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy. See the brochure...

The Alternate Hydro Energy Centre (AHEC), Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India has issued a comprehensive set of Standards/Manuals/ Guidelines for small hydro development. Download here…

UNIDO, ICSHP release "world-first" compilation of small hydropower data.  The World Hydro Development Report 2013 is available online.....

The Roorkee Institute is also offering a Masters of Technology programme in Alternate Hydro Energy SystemsFor criteria of entry & prospectus ...

International Water Power & Dam Construction now has a free, fully searchable database of articles and news stories1998 - present.

IEAHydro's Annex II has launched its Small Hydro International Gateway, with multiple resources for the small hydro community...

Building on Recent
Development Progress
13 to 15 October 2014
Villa Erba, Cernobbio (on the shores of Lake Como), Italy
 

 

 

 

Current Activities

Annex XII: Hydropower and the Environment: VOLUME I GUIDELINES NOW AVAILABLE

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Annex XII consists of two tasks

Task 1: Managing the Carbon Balance of Freshwater Reservoirs

Task 2: Update of Annex III Recommendations - Completed 2012) For more information....

Task 1: Managing the Carbon Balance of Freshwater Reservoirs

Brazil is leading this major initiative with CEPEL as the Project Manager, and the work undertaken by CEPEL in partnership with Brazilian and other universities and research institutions from ExCo member countries, Japan, Norway, Finland, and the USA. 

Purpose

The objectives of the comprehensive work program are to:

  • furthering knowledge of the science, understanding the processes and managing the outcomes
  • establish guidelines for planning studies on the carbon balance in reservoirs
  • standardize GHG flux evaluation methods

Deliverable

Guidelines will issued in 2 volumes

  • Volume 1: Guidelines for the Quantitative Analysis of Net GHG Emissions from Reservoirs now available
    DOWNLOAD VOLUME 1  (11MB) 
  • Volume 2:  Modelling

Invitation to participate

IEA Hydro invites interested parties to contribute to this program of work, starting with participation in the Annex meetings and panel discussions. For more information, please contact:

Project Manager

Jorge Machado Damazio  CEPEL - Centro de Pesquisas de Energia Elétrica/Electrical Energy Research Cente Departamento de Otimização Energética e Meio Ambiente
Ave Horácio Maecedo, 354
Cidade Universitária
CEP 21944-970
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
BRAZIL
Tel: +55-21-2598 6086
Email: damazio@cepel.br