IWA 33-3:2021

Technical guidelines for the development of small hydropower plants — Part 3: Design principles and requirements

Publication date:   Mar 16, 2021

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60.60 Standard published   Mar 16, 2021


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27.140   Hydraulic energy engineering



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This document specifies the general principles and basic requirements of design for small hydropower (SHP) projects up to 30 MWe, mainly including hydrology, geology, energy calculations, project layout, hydraulics, electromechanical equipment selection, construction planning, project cost estimates, economic appraisal, social and environmental assessments.
Application of this document is intended to be site specific, with the principles and requirements of design applied in accordance with the needs of proposed hydropower plant.

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IWA 33-3:2021
60.60 Standard published
Mar 16, 2021