Design of Hydropower Schemes

The aim of this course is to introduce participants to the state-of-the-art in the sustainable hydropower design.

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For whom?

This course is designed for scientists, engineers and water managers involved in hydropower development, water resources management, or interested in these topics. A basic knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics and geotechnics is required.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 02 May 2022
End: 06 May 2022
Deadline IHE application: 01 April 2022 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 1000

VAT is not included in the course fee

Course content

  • Overview and design of the hydropower schemes
  • Practical design of hydropower structures including weirs, intakes, power waterways, powerhouses, turbines and electrical equipment
  • Development and design of hydropower structures including small power plants and pump-storage plants
  • Cost control and financial analyses
  • Environmental impact of hydropower


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