Due Diligence in Renewable Energy Projects

13.01.2018 Laura Bull

Trondheim, Norway | Week 16 | Date: April 16-20, 2018 | Application deadline: February 8, 2018 |
Registration fee: 17,000 NOK | Arrival to Norway: April 15, 2018 | Departure: April 21, 2018

The electrical industry faces a series of challenges, including social and environmental that require change in the planning and development of its energy investments.

The adoption of good practices in technical, environmental and social areas, or a sustainability approach, is widely encouraged, allowing adaptation of standards to different environments, while maintaining business competitiveness.

Energy sustainability implies knowledge and application of good practices is embedded in the value chain of the company, from initial processes to the divestiture of productive assets.

This course offers participants exposure to different methods of incorporating the sustainability approach in their processes, and will provide feedback from commercial experts.


The objective of this course is for participants to share and analyse advantages, disadvantages and associated costs of incorporating good international practices in the planning, execution and operation of sustainable electricity generation projects.


  • Conceptual framework: environment, development, sustainability, resilience, adaptive management, management and success indicators
  • Challenges and trends of the electricity industry in Latin America and the Caribbean: generation, transportation, energy distribution and electrical interconnection
  • Due Diligence for Environmental, Social and Health and Occupational Safety of a generation project: National regulatory frameworks. International standards and standards.
  • Tools for assessing sustainability performance: Protocol of Sustainability Evaluation Projects of Hydropower
  • Latin American experiences: Good environmental and social practices: Peru, Colombia and Costa Rica
  • Development of case studies: Process for evaluating the sustainability of hydropower

The course is aimed at professionals with minimum 5 years of experience in the hydropower sector, power companies, ministries, authorities, NGOs, relevant private enterprises and others working with development of water resources.


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