Hydropower: applying the mitigation hierarchy to manage biodiversity risks

15 December 2016

Hydropower: applying the mitigation hierarchy to manage biodiversity risks

Hydropower: applying the mitigation hierarchy to manage biodiversity risks explores how the mitigation hierarchy can be used to manage the biodiversity challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower projects.

Assessing biodiversity risks at very early stages in project planning can help developers choose designs that minimise impacts - and in turn this can help keep projects on track, maintain good stakeholder relations and provide reassurance to lenders.

Categories: Renewable energy, Industry Briefing Notes, Biodiversity Strategy, Performance Standards

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