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The 2015 World Hydropower Congress in Beijing featured over 150 speakers, presenting and discussing a range of key topics for the hydropower sector. Below, you can access slides from presentations made during the event.


Wednesday 20 May


2050 GW by 2050: what are the scenarios?

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Hydropower Development and Integrated Utilization of River Basin

Presented by Cao Junhua, CPI Yunnan International Power Investment Co., Ltd

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REmap 2030 – Global Renewable Energy Outlook

Presented by Dolf Gielen, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

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World Energy Scenarios –The Role of Hydropower in Composing Energy Futures to 2050

Presented by Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, World Energy Council

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Realising Canada's Potential

Presented by Jacob Irving, Canadian Hydropower Association

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2050 GW by 2050? An IEA Perspective

Presented by Paolo Frankl, IEA

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China's Hydropower Prospects in 2050

Presented by Zhang Boting, China Society for Hydropower Engineering

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Water–energy nexus: what role does hydropower play?

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Identifying Hydropower’s Central Role within the Water–Energy Nexus

Presented by Jakob Granit, Stockholm Environment Institute

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Hydropower’s Role in the Water–Energy Nexus

Presented by Reza Ardakanian, UNU-Flores

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Development and Utilisation of Water Resources in China

Presented by Prof Wang Hao, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research

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Development vs sustainability: how can we find the right balance?

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Conserving Rivers to Ensure that People and Nature Thrive

Presented by Giulio Boccaletti, The Nature Conservancy

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Development vs Sustainability

Presented by Datuk Torstein Dale Sjøtveit, Sarawak Energy

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Greenhouse gases and water quality: expert discussion

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River Connectivity

Presented by Li Lifeng, WWF

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State of the art – technical mitigation

Presented by Stefan Schmutz, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

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Future energy mix: how will it influence hydro development?

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Status of Renewables: Key Trends and Developments

Presented by Laura Williamson, REN21

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Renewable Development and Influence on Hydropower Operation

Presented by Pei Zheyi, State Grid Corporation of China

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Contribution to Panel Discussion: Future Energy Mix

Presented by Peter Rae, REN Alliance

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Merits of Pumped Storage Plants to Cope with Massive Introduction of Renewable Generation

Presented by Yoshiaki Mino, The Kansai Electric Power Co

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Joint Development Mode of Hydropower and New Energy – Study and Application

Presented by Zhang Jun, Upstream Huanghe Hydropower Development Co

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Modernisation: how can existing assets be optimised?

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Considering Threats from Earthquakes During the Modernisation of Hydropower Projects

Presented by Bo Hu, NARI Group Corporation

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The Modernisation of Salto Santiago HPP

Presented by José Carlos Minuzzo, Tractebel Energia

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Hydropower Modernisation Initiative: Making the Business Case for Hydropower Infrastructure Investment

Presented by Kamau Sadiki, US Army Corps of Engineers

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Rare-earth Oxides: Harnessing their Hydrophobic Potential to Provide Infrastructural Upgrades in Hydropower Plants

Presented by Sami Khan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IHA Young Researcher of the Year

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Progress and Challenges in Hydropower Automation in China

Presented by Wang Dekuan, Beijing IWHR Technology Co

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Modernisation and Rehabilitation of Hydropower Equipments

Presented by Wang Quanlong, Harbin Electric Machinery Company

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Resettlement: what are the boundaries and responsibilities?

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Resettlement: Boundaries and Responsibilities

Presented by Oliver Salignat, EDF

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Resettlement: The Case of Jirau Hydropower Plant

Presented by Thais Ferraz Soares, Energia Sustentável do Brasil

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Resettlement Policy on China’s Large and Medium-sized Hydropower Projects

Presented by Zhang Xiaoling, China Land Survey and Planning Institute

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Hydropower safety: what is good practice?

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Seismic Safety of Large Dams in China

Presented by Chen Houqun, Chinese Academy of Engineering

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Dam Safety in Norway

Presented by David Wright, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate

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Hydro Operational Safety: EDF’s experience

Presented by Jean-François Astolfi, EDF

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Hydropower Safety: What is Good Practice?

Presented by Mario Finis, MWH Global

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Safe Operation of the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP: the Cause of the Accident Dated 2009/08/17 and Lessons Learned

Presented by Rasim Khaziahmetov, RusHydro

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Safe Operation of Yalong River Cascade Hydropower Plants

Presented by Wu Shiyong, Yalong River Hydropower Development Company

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Climate resilience: how can it be demonstrated?

 

Downstream flows: what is a sustainable compromise?

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Downstream Flows – an Industry Perspective

Presented by Dr Helen Locher, Hydro Tasmania

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Regulation of Downstream Flows in China

Presented by Li Yuanyuan, General Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Planning and Design

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Downstream flows: Setting the Stage

Presented by Michael McClain, UNESCO-IHE

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Downstream Flows: an Ecosystem Perspective

Presented by Dr Rebecca Tharme, The Nature Conservancy

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Thursday 21 May


Assessing demand and opportunities: Asia

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Assessing Demand and Opportunities in Asia: Sarawak’s Perspective

Presented by Awang Tengah Bin Ali Hasan, Sarawak State Government

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Development of Electric Power in Myanmar

Presented by U Maw Thar Htwe, Government of Myanmar

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Conservation: when is it compatible with hydropower development?

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Conservation and Hydropower

Presented by Jeff Opperman, The Nature Conservancy

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Project and financial structuring: what are the new options?

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Project and Financial Structuring

Presented by Chai Jun, China Eximbank

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Hydropower Project and Financial Structuring

Presented by Morgan Landy, International Finance Corporation

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Sediment management: what are the mitigation options?

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Reservoir Sediment Management: Global Overview and Policy Implications

Presented by George Annandale, Golder Associates

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Sustainable Sediment Management and Hydropower Reservoirs

Presented by Dr Gregory Morris

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Sediment Management: Mitigation Options?

Presented by Marc Goichot, WWF

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Hydro-abrasive Erosion in HPP Equipments

Presented by Dr Quanwei Liang, Dongfang Electric Machinery Co

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Mitigation Strategies of Reservoir Sedimentation in China

Presented by Zhao-Yin Wang, Tsinghua University

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Macroeconomic benefits of hydropower: can we quantify them?

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Macroeconomic Benefits of Hydropower: a Canadian Perspective

Presented by Colin Clark, Canadian Hydropower Association

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Value Creation at Hydropower Projects

Presented by Kristin Schumann, EDF

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Macroeconomic Benefits of Three Gorges Project in Brief

Presented by Lei Xiaomeng, China Yangtze Power Co

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Quantifying the Value of Multi-purpose Hydropower Projects: a Glimpse of the IEA Hydro Annex IX Work

Presented by Dr Niels Nielsen, IEA Hydro

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Macroeconomic Value of Hydropower

Presented by Tron Engebrethsen, Statkraft

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Early stage sustainability: how can it be assessed?

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Application of the Early Stage Tool: Ghana's Experience

Presented by Andrew Barfour, Ghana Energy Development and Access Project

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Considerations of Transboundary Perspectives in Hydropower Early Stage Identification

Presented by Fakahmed Negash, ENTRO, Nile River Basin,

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Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol: Early Stage Tool Introduction

Presented by Mattia Celio, SECO

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What Role can the Early Stage Tool Play?

Presented by Roger Gill, Hydro Focus Pty

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Good corporate governance: CEO roundtable

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Promoting Good Corporate Governance in the Hydropower Sector

Presented by Susan Côté-Freeman, Transparency International

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Sustainability performance: how does it influence decisions?

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Introduction to the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol

Presented by Jamie Skinner, International Institute for Environment and Development

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Added Value – Managing Non-Technical Sustainability Risks

Presented by Elisa Xiao, Environmental Resources Management

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Sarawak Energy's Internal Assessment Team

Presented by Mohamad Irwan Aman, Sarawak Energy

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Hydropower investment: how can risk and reward be balanced?

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Investing in Hydro Projects in Brazil

Presented by Edson Luiz Da Silva, Tractebel Energia

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The Risk Response of Hydropower Investment in Developing Countries

Presented by Jiang Lizhe, CPI Yunnan International Power Investment Co

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Hydropower Investment: ADB’s Experiences in Nepal

Presented by Lei Zhang, Asian Development Bank

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Regional development: how can benefits and costs be shared?

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Water Resource Utilization: Planning of Upstream Ayeyawady

Presented by Li Shufei, Changjiang Institute of Survey Planning Design and Reserach

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Water Aspects of Regional Development

Presented by Matthew McCartney, International Water Management Institute

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Myanmar’s Hydropower Strategy and its Implication on Regional Development

Presented by Min Khaing, Government of Myanmar

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The Role of the Zambezi River Authority in the Development of Hydropower within the Zambezi River Basin

Presented by Munyaradzi Munodawafa, Zambezi River Authority

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