Reports published by Task 16 Hidden and Untapped Hydropower Opportunities:

In May 2023 Task 16 has published White Paper No 1 “Overview and major needs for identifying and acting on Hidden and Untapped Hydropower Opportunities at Existing Infrastructure”.

The term “hidden hydro opportunities” addresses the portion of hydropower potential that exists within infrastructures that do not already produce electricity, whereas “untapped hydro opportunities” refers to potential generation capabilities that come from exploiting resources and operations at existing hydropower infrastructures. The report shows technologies, case studies and examples.The report can be downloaded here.