Sustainable hydropower

Strategic planning, measures and governance meeting in Storforsen Vidsel, Sweden 12-14 June 2019

Bild på Storforsen i Vidsel utanför Älvsbyn. Foto.

Storforsen Vidsel.

On June 12-14, an international meeting was held in Storforsen at Pite River with the theme of sustainable hydro power. Participants were representatives from 8 different countries representing authorities, operators, interest organizations and NGOs.

The meeting had three main themes:

  • Essentials for planning successful improvement of environmental values while securing the benefits of hydropower production.
  • The smorgasbord of environmental measures and best available technology.
  • Governance with regard to sustainability, resilience, biodiversity and climate change.


Conclusions by Jakob Granit, Director General, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water ManagementPDF


Day 1

Gruppbild från Storforsen.

Foto: Mats Svensson

Published: 2019-06-24