The New Stream-reach Development Assessment led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides a national picture of the remaining new hydropower development opportunities in U.S. rivers and streams.
The Water Power Program is initiating the development of a long-range National Hydropower Vision to usher in a new era of growth in sustainable domestic hydropower over the next half century.
The Department of Energy (DOE) is currently inviting comments from the general public on revised guidance relating to the implementation of Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the “Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program.”
DOE has launched the second round of a coding competition to help the industry develop new models and tools to improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices.
The Water Power Program has created a new Web page featuring all its marine and hydrokinetic resource assessments and characterizations, including tidal, wave, ocean thermal, and riverine hydrokinetic.