5th Annual Sustainable Hydropower Development Forum

April 4 & 5, 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic

5th Annual Sustainable Hydropower Development Forum

At the 5th Annual Sustainable Hydropower Development Forum, 50 participants will benefit from 29 speakers in 19 interactive sessions covering sustainable power as a prospective asset.

Agenda Highlights

  • The ICPDR Guiding Principles on Sustainable Hydropower Development in the Danube Basin
  • Challenges for Hydropower Investors in Latin America
  • How to Meet the Requirements of the European Water Framework Directive under Consideration of the EU`s Energy and Climate Objectives
  • Hydropower Regulation in Scotland
  • Energy Storage in the EU Regulatory Framework
  • EPC Contracts in Hydropower: How to Achieve a Bankable Risk Allocation
  • Major Refurbishment, Expansion or New Construction of Lower Fiskumfoss
  • Rehabilitation and Repair Aging Turbine and Equipment: Increasing the Efficiency of Turbines
  • Maximize the Use of Existing PSPs to increase Efficiency and Flexibility
  • Asset Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance Strategy

Key Learning Benefits

  • Understand the importance of pumped storage
  • Discuss the sustainability of hydropower
  • Explore technological advancements in the hydro industry
  • Understand environmental questions of pump storage and how to minimize negative environmental impact
  • Boost your knowledge about new trends in pump storage and hydropower
  • Explore best technological solutions for remaining low head potential
  • Explore development potential of hydropower in individual EU countries
  • Understand how to reduce negative environmental impacts of hydropower
  • Gain insight into technical solutions and innovations around fish passages and river connectivity
  • Learn more about Market based mechanisms to finance and to make environmental investments more profitable
  • Discussing how PSPP are challenged by other flexibility tools
  • Examine new design environmentally friendly solution
  • Gain insight into recent trend in equipment & technology development
  • Highlight the role of PSPs in giving actual and effective support to the grids