Source：National Research Institute for Rural Electrification, MWR
Sponsored by Department of International Cooperation, Science and Technology, Ministry of Water Resources (MWR), P.R. China, and co-organized by National Research Institute for Rural Electrification, MWR and Lishui Municipal Government, International Symposium on Greening and Upgrading Small Hydropower for Eco-environment Restoration was held successfully from May 7th to 8th in Lishui, Zhejiang Province，with a participation of around 100 attendees from China and overseas. Delegates from different departments attended and addressed the opening ceremony, including Department of International Cooperation, Science and Technology, MWR, Director of Department of Rural Water and Hydropower, MWR, Department of Water Resources of Zhejiang Province, Lishui Municipal Government, and Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute, etc.
The symposium is one of the sub-activities of Sustainable Hydropower Use and Integration in China and Europe (SHUI-ChE), a partnering program under China Europe Water Platform. The in-depth exchange and discussion on topics including Regulatory Framework and Green Standards on SHP, Environmental Mitigation and Upgrading for SHP, and Strategic Tools for Balancing Multiple Goals/Interests was carried out during the symposium.
Technical presentations were delivered by experts from China, Sweden, Austria and Italy. The China-Europe green small hydro research content, cooperation model, as well as the cooperative achievements were shared with participants from “Belt and Road” Countries including Laos, Thailand, Uganda, Guyana, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, etc.