Publications related to Hydropower

Mekong River Commission Initiative for Sustainable Hydropower, 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

MRC Annual Report 2014

The Report presents achievements made under the MRC Strategic Plan 2011-2015, including in the areas of climate change, navigation, regional cooperation, organisational reform and the implementation of the MRC Procedures.

Download | Published on: 31 Mar 2015 | Language: English | Size: 3.8 MB

MRC Annual Report 2012

The Report discusses decentralisation of the MRC’s Core River Basin Management Functions, the development and implementation of the Basin Development Plan and achievements made under the MRC programmes.

Download | Published on: 23 Feb 2015 | Language: English | Size: 5.5 MB

Guiding Considerations on Transboundary Monitoring for LMB Hydropower Planning and Management

This report provides a guiding framework for transboundary monitoring of keys basin disciplines to assist hydropower decision-making and management.

Download | Published on: 16 Dec 2014 | Language: English | Size: 4.3 MB

Rapid Basin-wide Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Tool (RSAT)

The RSAT is a multi-stakeholder dialogue and assessment tool designed to assess hydropower development and management issues at a basin wide level. It was developed under the MRC's Initiative on Sustainable Hydropower Project.

Download | Published on: 02 Dec 2014 | Language: English | Size: 13 MB

Cooperation for Water, Energy, and Food Security in Transboundary Basins under Changing Climate

The report presents the main contributions from the participants of the MRC's international conference entitled: Cooperation for Water, Energy and Food Security in Transboundary Basins under Changing Climate, held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam from 2–3 April, 2014.

Download | Published on: 03 Sep 2014 | Language: English | Size: 4.7 MB

Rapid Basin-wide Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Tool (RSAT) - Summary 2013 Edition

This document provides a summary of the Rapid Basin-wide Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Tool (RSAT). The RSAT is a multi-stakeholder dialogue and assessment tool designed to assess hydropower development and management issues at a basin wide level.

Download | Published on: 02 Dec 2013 | Language: English | Size: 8.4 MB

Regional Scoping Workshop on Gender and Sustainable Hydropower: Workshop Report

The report covers the discussions at the Regional Scoping Workshop held on 20-21 June 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop discusses the positive and negative impacts of hydropower on women and men in sectors such as health, resettlement, local communities and ethnic minorities.

Download | Published on: 21 Jun 2013 | Language: English | Size: 507 KB

Basin Development Plan: Completion Report for Phase 2 (2007-2011)

Th report documents and reviews the performance of the Basin Development Plan Programme under its Phase 2 programme (BDP2) during 5 years of activities between 2007 and 2011.

Download | Published on: 26 Nov 2012 | Language: English | Size: 28 MB

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