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Hydropower Research: Government

The following table provides links to hydropower research reports from government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Energy. Click in the header cells to sort the table columns.

Title Agency Name Description Link to File
DOE’s Water Power Technologies Office Overview of the Hydropower Program U.S. Department of Energy Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 8, 2019 Link
Hydropower from Wastewater New York State Energy Research and Development Authority This report describes a project that designed, prototyped, and evaluated a 15-kW integrated turbine/generator system for application to capturing flow energy contained within the effluent stream at wastewater treatment plants. Link
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library U.S. Army Corps of Engineers This digital library features resources provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Link
2019 Water Power Program Peer Review Report and Presentations U.S. Department of Energy View the final report and presentations from the U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Program 2019 Peer Review meeting on October 8-10, 2019. Hydropower Track 1 is Grid Reliability and Resilience, New Technology, and Modernization. Hydropower Track 2 is Environmental R&D & Data Management. Link
Hydropower Vision Roadmap Update U.S. Department of Energy Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 8, 2019. Link
2019-2020 Water Power Technologies Office Accomplishments Report U.S. Department of Energy This report summarizes some of the significant results from Water Power Technologies Office-supported research across its Hydropower and Marine Energy (formerly the Marine and Hydrokinetics) programs, including successful laboratory and in-water tests of promising technologies, commercialization of environmental monitoring instrumentation, the release of new modeling code and decision-support tools, and efforts to improve open access to data. Link
U.S. Department of Energy Overview of the HydroWIRES Initiative U.S. Department of Energy Presentation to the Water Power Technologies Office Peer Review on October 8, 2019 Link
U.S. Hydropower Market Report U.S. Department of Energy This report combines data from public and commercial sources, as well as research findings from other U.S. Department of Energy R&D projects to provide a comprehensive picture of developments in the U.S. hydropower and pumped-storage hydropower fleet and industry trends. Link






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