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Norbert RIEDEL

Norbert RIEDEL

Norbert RIEDEL


Dr Norbert Riedel is chief technology officer and a member of the board of management at Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG since 2013.

He joined Voith Hydro in 1998 and started in the R&D centre Brunnenmühle in Heidenheim, Germany. Between 2003 until April 2006 Dr Riedel was chief information officer for the implementation of an electronic platform enabling efficient engineering collaboration between all companies of Voith Hydro worldwide. In 2006 Dr Riedel was appointed to the position of chief engineer at Voith Hydro, Inc. in York, USA. Starting in 2010 Dr Riedel was managing director of the Voith Hydro Engineering Center with the head office in Heidenheim and locations in York, Sao Paulo and Vasteras.

Dr Riedel graduated in air and space technology at the Technical University of Munich and completed the degree Dr Ing in the Institute and Laboratory of Hydraulic Machinery at the Technical University of Munich.

Associated sessions

8 May
13:30 - 16:30

Workshop 4: Strategies to foster sustainable operation and maintenance (8 May, afternoon)

Type: Focus session
Co-convenors: World Bank Group, SECO

A lack of dedicated resources, proper training and institutional capacity can result in hydropower generating stations being poorly maintained and operated particularly in developing countries.  Poor operations and maintenance (O&M) of... (Read more)

10 May
16:30 - 18:00

Renewable energy storage

Type: Focus session

It is widely recognised that the transition towards cleaner and more sustainable energy systems will require a significant increase in the flexibility of power systems.

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