Standardization in the field of site selection planning, design, construction and management for SHP plants development up to 30 MW.

Standardization of:

  • professional technical terms and definitions commonly used for SHP plants;
  • technical requirements, methodology and procedure relating to site selection planning of SHP plants;
  • technical requirements for the design of SHP plants, mainly including hydrology, geology, energy calculations, project layout, hydraulics, electromechanical equipment selection, construction planning, project cost estimates, economic appraisal, social and environmental assessments;
  • construction of SHP plants mainly including civil works, hydro mechanical structures and installation of electromechanical equipment;
  • project acceptance, renovation, operation and maintenance of SHP plants.


  • Standardization of electromechanical equipment for SHP plants covered by IEC/TC 4, IEC/TC 14, IEC/TC 17, IEC/TC 22 and IEC/TC 57, etc.
  • Standardization of marine energy conversion systems covered by IEC/TC114

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Published ISO standards *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 339

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 339:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 4 Hydraulic turbines IEC
ISO/TC 301 Energy management and energy savings ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 339

ISO/TC 339 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 4 Hydraulic turbines IEC
IEC/TC 14 Power transformers IEC
IEC/TC 17 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear IEC
IEC/TC 22 Power electronic systems and equipment IEC
IEC/TC 57 Power systems management and associated information exchange IEC


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization A

ISO/TC 339 - Secretariat

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