The main objective of EcoManage is to test, evaluate and adapt new concepts and indicators for the improved development and management of energy and water resources.
The selected set of concepts and indicators to be studied are Energy Payback Ratio (EPR), water consumption in the hydropower sector and the off-set options for ecosystem services. The study sites will mainly be in river basins regulated for hydropower production. Secondary objectives are:
Full project title: Improved development and management of energy and water resources
Finances: 15 million NOK
Contact: Tor Haakon Bakken, SINTEF