This report provides information on the definitions of large and small
hydropower plants, hydropower potential, costs of hydropower plants, and
sources of greenhouse gas emissions from hydroelectric dams and
This resource was produced by TI-UP – a DFID-funded resource centre for
technology, infrastructure and urban planning, managed by IMC Worldwide
Urban, F. DFID research on dams/hydropower and low carbon growth. TI-UP Resource Centre, London, UK (2009) 10 pp.