Hydropower ’10 brings worldwide hydro industry together in Norway

Hydropower ’10, the 6th International Conference on Hydropower, brought industry leaders from around the world to Norway to examine issues ranging from hydropower’s potential in the renewable energy mix to the many challenges and opportunities the future holds for the industry.

Hydropower ’10, “Hydropower Supporting Other Renewables,” featured a variety of workshops, speakers, sessions and other activities relating to many aspects of the evolving hydropower industry.

The three three-day international conference on hydropower, held Feb.1-3., covered issues that ranged from challenges and opportunities involved in merging hydroelectric power with other renewable energy sources to how climate change could affect different aspects of the hydropower industry.

Session topics covered value-added maintenance of hydropower projects, climate change issues, upgrading and refurbishment, financial issues, and other areas affecting hydropower.

Exhibitors and sponsors included APS Norway, NORPLAN AS, SN Power, Powel ASA, SWECO, Troms Kraft AS, Norconsult, Norad, BKK and others.

Speakers and delegates from around the globe attended the event. Representatives attended from Norway, Costa Rica, the United States, France, Germany, Brazil , Japan, India and many other locations.

The Norway-based International Centre for Hydropower organized the Hydropower ’10 event.

The International Centre for Hydropower (ICH) is an international association of companies and organizations that are active in all aspects of hydropower generation and supply. Membership is open to all parties involved in the development, implementation and operation of hydropower.

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