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2014 Water Power Program Peer Review Compiled Presentations: Hydropower Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy Water Power Program conducted the 2014 peer review meeting on hydropower technologies February 25–27. The compiled 2014 Hydropower Technologies Peer Review Presentations listed below are available for download.

Existing Hydropower

Existing Hydropower—Michael Reed, U.S. Department of Energy
National Hydropower Asset Assessment Program (NHAAP): Existing Hydro Fleet Database and Analyses—Shih-Chieh Kao, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
9505 Water Use Analysis—Shih-Chieh Kao, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Recovery Act: Hydroelectric Facility Modernization: Funding Opportunity Announcement Number: DE-FOA-0000120—Brian Hunter, U.S. Department of Energy
1.6.1.1 Water Use Optimization Toolset—John Gasper, Argonne National Laboratory
1.6.1.1 Water Use Optimization Toolset—Mark Wigmosta, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Seasonal Hydrosystems Analysis and Optimization—Thomas S. Lowry, Sandia National Laboratories
1.6.1.1 Water Use Optimization Toolset—John W. Hayse, Argonne National Laboratory
1.6.1.1 Water Use Optimization Toolset—Thomas Veselka, Argonne National Laboratory
Hydropower Advancement Project—Brennan T. Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The 45 Mile Hydroelectric Power Project (formerly the 51 Mile Hydroelectric Project)—J. Gordon, Earth By Design, Inc.
International Collaboration—Brennan T. Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Hydropower International Collaboration: IAHTP Annex XIII on Fish Passage Issues— Daniel Deng, Rich Brown, and Simon Geerlofs, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
6.2.1 Collaboration with the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Annex IX: Hydropower Services—Vladimir Koritarov, Argonne National Laboratory
Quantification of Reliability and Cost Impacts for Hydropower Assets—Brennan T. Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Hydropower Flow Measurement: A joint ORNL/PNNL effort supporting the DOE/DOI/DOD Hydropower MOU—Brennan T. Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Hydropower Flow Measurement: A joint ORNL/PNNL effort supporting the DOE/DOI/DOD Hydropower MOU—Marshall Richmond, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

New Hydropower

New Hydropower—Michael Reed, U.S. Department of Energy
National Hydropower Asset Assessment Program (NHAAP): New Hydro Assessment—Shih-Chieh Kao, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Slab Creek Powerhouse Project—David Hanson, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Harnessing the Hydroelectric Potential of Engineered Drops—Sharon Atkin, Percheron Power, LLC
Hydropower Energy Resource (HyPER) Harvester—Nadipuram (Ram) R. Prasad and Satish J. Ranade, New Mexico State University
SLH100 Demonstration Project—Abe Schneider, Natel Energy, Inc.
SLH Timing Belt Powertrain—Abe Schneider, Natel Energy, Inc.
Scale-Up of Low-Head SLH HydroEngine—Abe Schneider, Natel Energy, Inc.
W4e Hydropower Turbine Generator System Validation—Brian Hunter (for Walker Wellington), U.S. Department of Energy
Small Hydropower Research and Development Technology Project—Mo Blackmore, Near Space Systems
Laboratory Demonstration of a New American Low-Head Hydropower Turbine—Wayne Krouse, Hydro Green Energy
Demonstration of Variable Speed Permanent Magnet Generator at Small, Low-Head Hydro Site—David Brown Kinloch, Weisenberger Mills
Cost Data Collection and Modeling for Hydropower—Qin Fen (Katherine) Zhang and Patrick O’Connor, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
New Hydropower Innovation Collaborative—Brennan T. Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Market Acceleration

Market Acceleration

Hydropower Market Acceleration and Deployment—Hoyt Battey, U.S. Department of Energy
Sensor Fish—Z. Daniel Deng, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Turbine Aeration Design Software for Mitigating Adverse Environmental Impacts Resulting from Conventional Hydropower Turbines— Roger Arndt, Regents of the University of Minnesota
Water Quality Modeling Improvements at Columbia and Cumberland River Basins—Boualem Hadjerioua, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Biological Design Criteria for New Hydropower Turbines—Gary Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -The Basin-Scale Opportunity Assessment (BSOA) Initiative
Biological Design Criteria for New Hydropower Turbines—Mark Bevelhimer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The Basin-Scale Opportunity Assessment (BSOA) Initiative—Simon Geerlofs and Gary Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
The Basin-Scale Opportunity Assessment (BSOA) Initiative—Mark Bevelhimer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Hydro Fellowship Program—Deborah Linke, Hydro Research Foundation
Hydropower Workforce and Education/Training Needs Assessment—Jay Paidipati, Navigant
New Project: Annual Hydropower Market and Trends Report—Rocío Uría-Martínez, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Pumped Storage Hydro

Pumped Storage Hydro and Grid Integration—Charlton Clark, U.S. Department of Energy
Modeling and Analysis of Value of Advanced Pumped Storage Hydropower in the U.S. —Vladimir Koritarov, Argonne National Laboratory
Modeling and Analysis of Value of Advanced Pumped Storage Hydropower in the U.S.—Erik Ela, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Project—Scott Flake, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
8.1.2 Optimization of Pumped Storage Hydro Operation in Real Time Markets—Vladimir Koritarov, Argonne National Laboratory
Real-Time Market Analysis—Erik Ela, National Renewable Energy Laboratory