What is IEA Hydro doing in Phase 5 (2015-2020)?
In Phase 5 IEA Hydro is continuing to actively address issues which face the industry in relation to the socially responsible development and operation of hydropower projects, and to respond to the new challenges of changes in the energy market place. A new Annex, led by China, will address management models for hydropower cascade seservoirs
Detailed information about these activities can be obtained by going to the individual Annex page.
Annex IX: Valuing Hydropower Services - Phase II: Utilization of Hydropower Flexibility Capability in Evolving Energy Systems
(2018 - )
Annex XII: Hydropower & the Environment Task 1: Managing the Carbon Balance of Freshwater Reservoirs
(2007 - Present)
Annex XIII: Hydropower & Fish
(2013 - Present)
Annex XIV: Management Models for Hydropower Cascade Reservoirs
(2015 - )
Annex XV: Maintenance Works and Decision-Making for Hydro Facilities
(2016 - 2019)
ANNEX XVI - Hidden Hydro
(2018 - )