Work Package 5 Stakeholder involvement & decision-support system

WP5 aims to support decision-making in planning, commissioning and operation of hydropower plants by means of a participatory process for the development of end-user tailored decision-support. This is done partly on the basis of inputs on physical effects, mitigation options and their evaluation in previous WPs.

Objectives:

  1. To identify opportunities, barriers and challenges related to policies and financing instruments for the planning and operation of HPP
  2. To identify stakeholder needs for information, tools and assessment methods to support decision-making
  3. To identify perceptions and preferences of the wider public vis-à-vis the construction or conversion of HPP
  4. To support decision-making processes in the planning, commissioning and operation stage of HPPs by developing a web-based interactive Decision Support System
  5. To support the exploitation and business application of evaluation systems/models and new technologies that will be delivered by the project.