Can Small Hydro Survive?
Owners and developers of small hydroelectric facilities (30 MW or less) are facing a paradox. On the one hand, there is a significant push at the policy level to develop new small hydropower. On the other hand, owners of existing small hydro plants may be considering decommissioning due to economies of scale around operating and relicensing costs. Hear how owners and potential developers are dealing with this paradox.