5I: Evaluating Hydropower Sustainability and Life Cycle Impacts
July 14, 2022
Water and Environment (including Social Issues)
New sustainability and environmental criteria are being developed for the provision of hydropower investment and to reach net-zero carbon goals. This session will present on the Hydropower Sustainability Standard, a new global certification scheme; the publicly available G-res Tool for detailed assessments of greenhouse gas emissions, including reservoirs; and understanding biodiversity impacts of hydropower operating under high renewable power grid operations.