Climate Toolkits: Hydropower

This toolkit contains a set of tools covering the major climate entry points (identification of risks, incorporation of climate considerations in the project’s selection, and appraisal of climate effects in the project’s economics). It uses as inputs preliminary project data, readily available climate-related resources, and tools produced by the World Bank Group and international organizations. The outcome should be a project-specific collection of considerations that will need to be further evaluated and quantified during the subsequent phases of implementation of the Umbrella Toolkit.

Albania: Hydropower Privatization

In September 2008, the government signed a 35-year concession with Verbund (Austria’s largest electricity company) to build and operate a new hydropower plant. Over a threeyear period, the project mobilized $262 million in private investment, increased Albania’s power generation capacity by 53 megawatts, and delivered improved services for 170,000 people. Construction of the plant began in January 2010 and became fully operational in March 2013.

Land Acquisition and Compensation Plan for 230kV Transmission Line from NNP1 Main Powerhouse to Nabong Substation

The Land Acquisition and Compensation Plan–Transmission Line (LACP-T/L) guides the Project on how to implement Land Acquisition and corresponding Compensation of Project Affected People (PAPs) along national and international standards, following the procedures developed in the Project’s Resettlement and Ethnic Development Plan (REDP).

France Ministry of Ecological Transition: portal for hydroelectric

Hydroelectricity is the second source of electricity production behind nuclear power and the leading source of renewable electricity in France. This sector is important for the electricity system in several ways, particularly in terms of network balance and security. France is historically well equipped with a significant development of hydroelectric works from the beginning and throughout the twentieth century. The current stake for the State is to ensure the modernization and the compatibility of the park with the increased requirements of safety and environment on the one hand, and to al

Laos PDR Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) for the Xayaburi Dam Project

Key features of the Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) for the Xayaburi Dam Project:

  • Regulatory risk – the project company assumes the responsibility for obtaining all the necessary approvals and consents required from Laotian authorities for the project. EGAT only assumes limited responsibility for obtaining required regulatory approvals and consents.