The Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide supports owners and developers of hydropower projects identify, assess and manage climate risks to enhance the resilience of hydropower projects.
The guide helps to make informed decisions about how to plan, build, upgrade and operate hydropower systems in the face of increasingly variable climatic and hydrological conditions.
It responds to the need for international industry good practice on how to incorporate climate resilience into hydropower project planning, design and operations. The guide seeks to evolve from the default use of historical data and the assumption that hydrological variability will remain the same over the lifetime of a project. The guide also addresses how best to access, use and interpret climate change modelling and observed climate data.
The Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide was developed with the financial and technical support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank Group and its Korea Green Growth Trust Fund.
The Russian translation was supported by EBRD.