Sustainable hydropower development

The event taking place on 4-5th April 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic, is designed to gather hydropower Industry stakeholders to discuss the current status and prospects for sustainable hydropower development. 

Topics will include: 

  • Energy storage in the EU regulatory framework;
  • Enlarging the scope of sustainability assessments of hydro power systems;
  • Recent trends in equipment, design and technology to increase the flexibility of hydropower;
  • Maintenance strategy approach and innovative methods for life extension: reduce risks and minimize costs.

A particular focus will be the issue of hydropower plant pumped storage upgrades.