Alternate Hydro Energy Centre - Small Hydro Reports
The Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, an academic centre of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, was established in the year 1982. It celebrated its silver jubilee year in 2007 and continues to providing training, technology development and professional support in the field of Small Hydropower. The scope of its work covers Planning, Detailed Project Reports, Detailed Engineering Designs and Construction drawings, Technical Specifications of Turn Key execution/equipment Supply, Refurbishment, Renovation and Modernisation of SHP Stations, Techno-Economic Appraisal, R & D/Monitoring of Projects, Remote Sensing and GIS Based Applications. Technical support to over 25 different state and central government organizations for shp development has been provided. IPPs and financial institutions are utilizing its expertise support for their SHP development. Read more about the AHEC here.
In 2012/2013 AHEC issued a series of standards, manuals and guidelines covering general, civil and electromechanical aspects of small hydro development. The reports can be downloaded below.