Results of U.S. Department of Interior study that shows the department could generate up to 1 million megawatt-hours of electricity annually and create jobs by adding hydropower capacity at 70 of its existing facilities.
This U.S. Department of Homeland Security document provides a beginning point and a template for action as industry and government work together to achieve a common objective for securing control systems within the dams sector.
Prepared by: U.S. Department of Energy Section 633(b) of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) called for a report to be provided to Congress that would address (1) the potential environmental impacts of marine and hydrokinetic energy technologies, (2) options to prevent adverse environmental impacts, (3) the potential role of monitoring and...
Executive summary from the National Hydropower Association survey conducted by Navigant Consulting explains the methodology behind the survey, which determined that hydropower expansion could create 700,000 jobs in the U.S.
Ontario Power Generation has developed a new technique that allows for accurate, quick repair of cavitation damage on a runner blade. This technique was tested on a Morris turbine runner at the 18.5-MW Ear Falls Generating Station.
Developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, this guide is intended to assist dam owners and operators in understanding the possible need for waterside barriers as part of their overall security plan.
This report, prepared by the U.S. departments of the Interior, Army, and Energy, details the results of a study intended to assess the potential for increasing electric power production at federally owned or operated water regulation, storage, and conveyance facilities.
EPRI conducted a review of the possible contribution of waterpower technologies in the near-term (by 2010) and long-term (by 2025) to the U.S. renewable energy supply. Industry segments include conventional hydro and emerging technologies that access the energy in river and tidal currents and ocean waves.
This report by Idaho National Laboratory reviews ownership of hydroelectric plants in the U.S. from several perspectives. Plant owners are grouped into six classes as defined by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the number of plants and corresponding total capacity are enumerated.
Wisconsin Public Service's Grand Rapids project is on the National Register of Historic Places. The original application document contains significant detail on the 100-year-old hydroelectric facility and its history.