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Masterclass in small hydro announced

LearningHydroLEARNING HYDRO LTD., UK,  will present a 3 day international training course, 14-16 June, at the Edinburgh Center for Carbon Innovation. Using examples from around the world, the dynamic duo of hydro experts, Prof. David Williams and Gordon Black, will provide knowledge and understanding of run-of-river schemes from 1kw to 10MW from the practicalities of developing a...

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Sustainable Small-Scale Hydropower in Local Communities - IEA Hydro's report now available

AnnexII_STA5_ReportCover IEA Hydro's Small Scale Hydropower Annex II has published its Final Report into Sustainable Small-Scale Hydropower in Local Communities. The Task Leader, Dr. Yoichi Miyanaga of Japan, says that the study aimed to collect and document case histories of successful, sustainable  projects by recognizing Good Practices - examples of projects that provide economic and social...

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IEA Hydro at AFRICA 2017

IEA Hydro was represented at the recent AFRICA 2017 Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa international conference held in Marrakech in March 2017. Mr Niels Nielsen presented the work of IEA Hydro at the Opening Plenary Session.  Mrs Lori Nielsen chaired the session on Environmental and Social Issues in which Mr Nielsen presented the work of Annex XII on GHG emissions....

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IEA Hydro/EU Workshop on Hydropower and Fish, Brussels, 29-31 May 2017

 A Joint Workshop on Research and Innovation in the context of European Policy Framework Implementation will be held in Brussels 29-31 May 2017. The increased focus on ecological issues in regulated rivers calls for an international understanding on how hydropower industry can be developed towards a more environmentally friendly operation and how European legislation and framework is...

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