Management of Environmental, Social and Technical Aspects of Hydropower Development
Trondheim, Norway 21 August – 7 September 2017
Application deadline 26 May 2017
Registration fee: NOK 34 000
The objective of the course is to provide the participants with an updated knowledge of the fundamentals of hydropower resources development and management in the setting related to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). By focusing on both theoretical and practical issues, the participants should be able to contribute more effectively in the development and management of the water and energy resources in their own countries.
• Energy needs; planning requirements
• Design cost estimates
• Legal and institutional frameworks
• Economic and financial assessments of projects
• Environmental impact analysis
• Financing of hydropower developments
• Operation and management
• Hydropower in mixed energy supply systems
• Project management
• Planning methods
• Multipurpose projects
• Corporate social responsibility
The course is aimed at middle management personnel from power companies, ministries and public agencies. Executives of power companies, ministries, water resource- and energy agencies and relevant private sector enterprises with management responsibility will also benefit from this course.
Participants are expected to arrive in Trondheim on Sunday 20 August, and leave Oslo no earlier than Friday 8 September 2017. Information on travel, detailed course programme and other relevant information will be sent to all selected participants in due course.