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




Current Activities (2010 - 2015)

Annex IX:Hydropower Services


Annex IX has the overall aim is to enhance the understanding of: 

• the type of energy and non-energy services hydropower can provide to energy security, water security and sustainable development

• the potential consequences of providing such services for the hydropower sector in terms of required adjustments in operation, maintenance and development practices

• appropriate economic assessment methods to quantify the value of these services

• how the costs of providing multiple services are apportioned between the various stakeholders

• how regulatory frameworks, market mechanisms and business models can sustain, or hamper, the optimal deployment or development of multipurpose hydropower services 


The Annex has two Tasks, organized as follows:

•  Task 1- Valuation of energy management services (power services). Task Manager - Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Task 2 - Valuation of non-power services. Task Manager – Statkraft, Norway

Non-power services include
o water management
regional development
human development 
environmental services

Task Members

Associated Task members: France, Finland, Australia, Japan, Brazil

Collaborative international organizations: IHA (MoU under development), ICOLD, WWC, Eurelectric WG - Hydro, World Bank, NHA, GTZ, UNESCO, Division of Water Science 


The timelines for the Annex Task 2 activities has been revised as follows:

Methodology Handbook 2014

Collection of case studies 2015

Synthesis report 2016

Communication strategy & material 2017

Dissemination       2017T

Want to participate or know more about this project?

IEA Hydro invites interested parties to contribute to this program of work. For more information, please contact:

Operating Agent

Karin Seelos
Vice President Power Generation, International Affairs
Statkraft Energi AS
Lilleakerveien 6 P.O. Box 200 Lilleaker 0216
Tel: +47 24 06 88 03
Mob: +47 99 38 69 71