Handbook on Construction Techniques: A Practical Field Review of Environmental Impacts in Power Transmission/Distribution, Run-of-River Hydropower and Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Projects

Institutional Document | December 2015

This handbook for ADB specialists improves understanding of construction techniques and linkages to required environmental due diligence at each stage of project implementation specified under ADB’s Safeguard Policy Statement 2009.

Price
  • US$34.00

The report highlights a broad spectrum of environmental impacts triggered due to construction, operation, and maintenance and their mitigation for four sectors: (i) power transmission, (ii) distribution, (iii) run-of-river hydropower, and (iv) solar photovoltaic generation projects for dissemination among ADB specialists working in the energy sector and environment fields.

Contents 

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Construction Techniques and Methodology used by Project Proponents
  • Stages of Power Transmission and Distribution Lines Project Design, Construction and Related Environmental Impacts and Mitigation
  • Stages of Power Substation project design, Construction and Related Environmental Impacts and Mitigation
  • Stages of Run-of-River Hydropower Project Design, Construction and Related Environmental Impacts and Mitigation
  • Stages of Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Power Generation Project Design, Construction and Related Environmental Impacts and Mitigation
  • Construction Related Environment Due Diligence Triggers and General Cumulative Impacts
  • Key Lessons in Project Implementation for Designated Sector Power Projects
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Glossary of Terms Used

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Subjects
  • ADB administration and governance
  • Safeguards
  • Energy
  • Environment
SKU
  • TIM157535-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9257-123-8 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-124-5 (e-ISBN)

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