Through the Hydropower Vision, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Technologies Office has led a first-of-its-kind comprehensive analysis to evaluate future pathways for low-carbon, renewable hydropower, focused on continued technical evolution, increased energy market value, and environmental sustainability.
The Energy Department has announced up to $40 million in available funding to support the site selection, design, permitting, and construction of a national open-water, wave energy testing facility within U.S. federal or state waters.Funding Opportunity Announcement: Innovative Technologies to Advance Non-Powered Dam and Pumped-Storage Hydropower Development
The Energy Department’s Water Power Program has issued a funding opportunity announcement that will support the HydroNEXT initiative to lower costs, improve performance, and promote environmental stewardship of hydropower development.
Use the Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop (RAPID) Toolkit to help navigate the regulatory process and point you toward specific permit requirements and regulations.
Scroll through the slideshow of captivating images and stories that highlight key Water Program and national laboratory accomplishments in advancing our nation's clean energy future.