Hydropower is the largest source of renewable energy in the United States, and it continues to advance with new developments, including "powering" dams that currently do not generate electricity.
Often described as “giant batteries,” pumped storage hydropower (PSH) plants account for the bulk of utility-scale electrical energy storage in the United States and worldwide.
Find out how the Energy Department is helping to improve hydropower technologies.
The second round of coding competition kicks off that will help industry develop models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices.
The Energy Department’s New Stream-reach Development Assessment, conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has identified more than 65 gigawatts of untapped sustainable hydropower potential in U.S. rivers and streams.
The Energy Department announces two projects as part of a larger effort to deploy innovative technologies for clean, domestic power generation from water power resources.
Find out how the Energy Department is helping advance water power technologies by providing useful information and data to industry.
Upgrading hydropower facilities across America to increase our supply of clean, renewable energy.
How we're supporting innovative projects that harness America's strong wave and tidal resources.
30 tidal turbines will be fully installed in the New York Harbor by 2015. They'll use the flow of the river and tides to deliver power to 9,500 New York homes.
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