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IEA Hydro Reports

Annex 1 - Task Force on Upgrading Of Hydropower Facilities

The reports from this Annex are now only available on CD-Rom from Pennwell Books. 

Vol 1: Guidelines on Methodology for Hydroelectric Francis Turbine Upgrading by Runner Replacement (2000) Annex1CDRomImage
Vol 2: Guidelines for Hydroelectric Generator Upgrading (2000)
Vol 3: Guidelines on Methodology for Control System Rehabilitation (2000)

These guidelines are a highly useful reference to help hydro-plant owners and operators identify the key financilal and technical steps and considerations in successfully implementing turbine, generator and control system upgrades.


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    Hydropower and the World's Energy Future (IEA Hydro, 2000) 107KB

    In November, 2000, the IEA Implementing Agreement on Hydropower Technologies and Programmes, the International Hydropower Association (IHA), the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), and the Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) jointly produced this white paper which explores the role of Hydropower in bringing clean, renewable energy to the world.

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    Hydropower- A Key to Prosperity in a Changing World (IEA Hydro, 2000) 425KB

    The IEA Hydropower Implementing Agreement and the United States Bureau of Reclamation cooperated to produce this pamphlet. The well-illustrated and concise document provides a good starting point for research into hydropower by giving an overview of fundamentals, some historical perspectives, its worldwide development and capacity,its role in meeting world energy demand, and its advantages and disadvantages.

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