The Energy Department recently released the 2014 Hydropower Market Report, the first report to quantify the size, scope, variability, and vast potential of the largest source of renewable power in the nation.
The U.S. Department of Energy is funding a competition that aims to produce game-changing performance improvements to wave energy conversion (WEC) technologies. Developers will have the opportunity to win a monetary prize purse and test scaled WEC prototypes at the Navy’s MASK basin.
The Energy Department is funding several projects to develop a diverse set of tools to better understand and mitigate the impacts of hydropower development on its surrounding environment.
The U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and U.S. Department of the Army for Civil Works announced that the three agencies have extended their partnership to advance hydropower development for an additional five years.
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.