Senior Research Scientist,
SINTEF Energy Research

World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Atle Harby is a senior research scientist at SINTEF Energy Research in Norway. He has more than 20 years of experience in research and environmental engineering with emphasis on environmental impacts of hydropower, water resource problems, climate change impacts and energy storage technologies.

His main interests are in environmental conditions in regulated rivers, aquatic ecosystem modelling, greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs, hydropeaking impacts and hydrological analyses.

Since 2009, he has been the Director of the research centre CEDREN (Centre for Environmental Design of Renewable Energy), an interdisciplinary research centre for the technical and environmental development of hydropower, wind power, transmission lines and the implementation of environmental and energy policy.

Atle is also a lead author for the revision of IPCC Revised Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Inventories.

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