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International Journal on Hydropower & Dams will host HYDRO 2014, "Building on Recent Development Progress", 13-15 October 2014, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy. Register now...
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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.....
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Annex XI: Renewal & Upgrading of Hydropower Plants
Following the success of Annex VIII - Hydropower Good Practices, Japan is again taking the lead in this initiative.
To provide useful information to facilitate decision-making on the renewal and upgrading of existing hydropower facilities, through the presentation and analysis of relevant case histories covering good practice.
Member Countries are Japan (OA), Norway and USA. Brazil Finland and Canada will provide case histories, as input.
Following the Annex VIII model, case histories are being collected that cover examples of renewal and upgrading projects on existing hydropower facilities from around the world.
These will be focused in two categories covering:
- public policies, decision indicators, facilitation measures, asset management criteria and life cycle cost evaluation, will be analyzed under Category-1
- examples of modern technologies and identify good practices in terms of systems, materials will be analyzed under Category-2
For more information about this initiative please contact the Operating Agent, Mr Takashi Akiyama