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A Warm Weather Win-Win: Summer Fun and Clean Energy with Hydropower Dams
June 24, 2015

Summer is a great time to hit the water--but you don't have to go to the beach. Hundreds of hydropower dams include reservoirs where a variety of...

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Hydropower Still in the Mix
April 27, 2015

Hydropower is the largest source of renewable energy in the United States, and it continues to advance with new developments, including "powering"...

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Making Hydropower More Eco-Friendly
October 22, 2014

Find out how the Energy Department is helping to improve hydropower technologies.

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Huge Potential for Hydropower: Assessment Highlights New Possible Clean Energy Sources
April 29, 2014

The Energy Department’s New Stream-reach Development Assessment, conducted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has identified more than 65 gigawatts ...

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4 Must-Have MHK Tools to Help Unlock the Power of Water
March 11, 2014

Find out how the Energy Department is helping advance water power technologies by providing useful information and data to industry.

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Maine Project Takes Historic Step Forward in U.S. Tidal Energy Deployment
May 4, 2012

A pilot project that will generate electricity from Maine’s ocean tides could be a game-changer for America’s tidal energy industry at-large.

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Powering up America’s Waterways
April 17, 2012
A new report looks at the tremendous potential to generate clean hydroelectric energy at existing dams across the U.S.
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Turbines Off NYC East River Will Provide Power to 9,500 Residents
February 6, 2012

30 tidal turbines will be fully installed in the New York Harbor by 2015. They'll use the flow of the river and tides to deliver power to 9,500 New...

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Tapping into Wave and Tidal Ocean Power: 15% Water Power by 2030
January 27, 2012

In the most rigorous analyses undertaken to date, two recently released resource assessments show that waves and tidal currents off the nation's...

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