“Introduction to Hydropower Concepts – Technical Basis of Hydropower Projects”
Seminar held in Guyana on 19th April 2013
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What is Hydropower?; Hydropower classification; Brief history of the turbine; Hydropower and the environment; Hydropower physics; Electrical generators for turbines; The various turbine types; Elements of hydropower plants; Hydropower plants/Lessons learned.
Seminar held in Guyana on 29th April 2014
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Elements of a Hydropower feasibility study; Hydrological aspects of hydropower projects – inflow series; Hydrologic data collection campaign; Geotechnical investigations for hydropower feasibility analysis; Principles of good project layout design; Economic analysis and sensitivity analysis.
Seminar held in Guyana on 21st August 2015
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Field measurements for topographic survey of mini and smaller hydro projects; Different turbine types, their technical qualities and field of usage; Environmental and Social considerations of hydropower projects; Hydropower civil design options: differences, advantages and disadvantages.