Publications related to Hydropower

Hydropower Risks and Impact Mitigation Guidelines and Recommendations (Volume 1, 1st Interim Report)

The report constitutes a summary description of the overall basin and hydropower development on the Mekong. It also describes key hydropower risks, impacts and vulnerabilities and international practice policy and safeguards for mitigating hydropower risks and impacts.

Download | Published on: 31 Dec 2015 | Language: English | Size: 3.7 MB

Hydropower Risks and Impact Mitigation Manual (Volume 2, 1st Interim Report)

The manual constitutes a summary description of the overall basin and hydropower development on the Mekong. It also describes key hydropower risks, impacts and vulnerabilities and international practice policy and safeguards for mitigating hydropower risks and impacts.

Download | Published on: 31 Dec 2015 | Language: English | Size: 11 MB

Case Study on Development of Hydropower Risks and Impact Mitigation Guidelines and Recommendations (Volume 3, 1st Interim Report)

This volume 3 of the 1st interim report is a stand alone document from Volume 1 and 2 as it constitutes scoping of the Case Study of the mainstream cascade to be undertaken in the 2nd interim phase.

Download | Published on: 31 Dec 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.7 MB

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower and Multi-Purpose Project Portfolios

The Guidelines propose a portfolio planning process with associated tools for valuation and evaluation of hydropower and multipurpose dam project portfolios. The objective is to assist the Member Countries in their basin planning and energy/hydropower planning frameworks.

Download | Published on: 02 Nov 2015 | Language: English | Size: 1.5 MB

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower and Multi-Purpose Project Portfolios
Annex 1. Economics Practice Guide

The Guidelines propose a portfolio planning process with associated tools for valuation and evaluation of hydropower and multipurpose dam project portfolios. The objective is to assist the Member Countries in their basin planning and energy/hydropower planning frameworks.

Download | Published on: 02 Nov 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.6 MB

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower and Multi-Purpose Project Portfolios
Annex 2. Guidance on Non-Monetised Social and Environmental Indicators

The Guidelines propose a portfolio planning process with associated tools for valuation and evaluation of hydropower and multipurpose dam project portfolios. The objective is to assist the Member Countries in their basin planning and energy/hydropower planning frameworks.

Download | Published on: 02 Nov 2015 | Language: English | Size: 1.3 MB

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hydropower and Multi-Purpose Project Portfolios
Annex 3. Hydropower Planning Support Tool User Manual

The Guidelines propose a portfolio planning process with associated tools for valuation and evaluation of hydropower and multipurpose dam project portfolios. The objective is to assist the Member Countries in their basin planning and energy/hydropower planning frameworks.

Download | Published on: 02 Nov 2015 | Language: English | Size: 1.6 MB

Study on the Identification of Ecologically Sensitive Sub-Basins for Sustainable Development of Hydropower on Tributaries (ISH01)

The study identified sub-basins with high ecologic value to be protected and those where hydropower can be developed with limited environmental impacts. It also provides a framework for sustainable hydropower planning and management in lower Mekong tributaries.

Download | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English | Size: 6.1 MB

Review of Existing Knowledge on the Effectiveness and Economics of Fish-Friendly Turbines
Technical Paper No.57

The report provides current information on fish-friendly turbine technologies, ways that different turbines influence fish injury and survival, and applicability of fish-friendly turbine technologies and trade-offs at hydropower projects on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong River River.

Download | Published on: 31 Jul 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.5 MB

Review of Existing Research on Fish Passage through Large Dams and its Applicability to Mekong Mainstream Dams
Technical Paper No. 48

This paper summarises current knowledge and research on fish-pass solutions for both upstream and downstream migration, with a focus on how lessons learned from around the world can be applied to the Mekong River.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2015 | Language: English | Size: 2.8 MB

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