Authors are invited to submit abstracts of no more than one A4 page on the following topics:

• More efficiency of renewables

• Waterpower potential, development needs, recent projects

• Hydropower efficiency

• Peak load – base power: changes in demand and availability?

• Pumped storage,

• Small, mini, micro hydro

• Maritime waterpower: waves, tides, stream and gradient

• Civil, mechanical, electrical engineering issues and flow simulation

• Hydropower and ecology

Abstracts should be sent to the conference organising committee c/o: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. R. Pohl, Institut für Wasserbau und Technische Hydromechanik, Technische Universität Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany). Tel: +49 351 463 33837. Fax: +49 351 463 37141. Email:

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