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World Hydropower Congress 2021 – Part one

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Below are videos from part one of the online World Hydropower Congress session ‘Smart hydropower: extending power system flexibility’ held online in September 2021.  Part one includes an introduction to the session, an overview of the project, and presentations on the Vogelgrun and Alto Lindoso & Canicada demonstrations. This was followed by a panel discussion focused on conventional hydropower.

Members of the panel were: Professor Francois Avellan from EPFL, Dr Elena Vagnoni from EPFL, Dr Alexander Jung from Voith Hydro, Mr Quentin Boucher from SuperGrid Institute, and Mr Guillaume Rudelle from GE Hydro. The panel was moderated by Mr Richard Taylor from RMT Renewables Ltd.

Professor Francois Avellan from EPFL introduces the XFLEX HYDRO project and the session:

Professor Mario Paolone from EPFL provides an overview of the XFLEX HYDRO project:

Jean-Louis Drommi from EDF presents on the Vogelgrun demonstration. Find out more about Vogelgrun.

Joao Delgado from EDP presents on the Alto Lindoso & Canicada demonstration. Find out more about Alto Lindoso & Canicada.

The panel discusses conventional hydropower:

View the videos from part two of the session.