Energy Recovery Hydropower
Energy recovery hydropower, a subset of small conduit hydropower, and the prospects of off-setting costs for agricultural, municipal, and industrial water providers.
Geothermal Permitting and NEPA Timelines
This best practice outlines the different types of NEPA-related analyses and approvals and discusses geothermal development activities (e.g. well drilling) that might require each type of approval.
Online Permitting Systems
This best practice reviews online permit submission systems currently in place or under development and reviews these systems in terms of the ease of development, use, and access to information.
Bulk Transmission, Geothermal, Solar
Tips for Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Developers
This best practice discusses requirements and available resources for developing qualifying conduit hydropower facilities as authorized under the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013.
Tips for Small Hydropower Developers
This best practice discusses tips for FERC's issuing of an exemption from licensing for small hydropower facilities with only minor environmental effects, including a 10 MW and a conduit exemption.
Tips for Transmission Line Siting and Permitting
This best practice contains tips for transmission line siting, and is intended to assist project participants in moving through the various phases of a project more efficiently and effectively.
Bulk Transmission, Geothermal, Hydropower, Solar