The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) successes in developing sustainable, emissions-free, and cost-effective water power open new possibilities for this reliable, renewable resource. Explore EERE's water power success stories below.

December 17, 2018

EERE Success Story—First Composite Screw-Turbine Tested at Full-Scale in the United States

Percheron Power of Kennewick, Washington, recently concluded an initial round of prototype testing for their Composite Archimedes Hydrodynamic Screw.

August 13, 2018

EERE Success Story—Small Business Voucher Awardee Develops Approach for Evaluating Hydropower Potential from Conduits

Selected by the WPTO for the SBV Program, Telluride Energy, partnered with ORNL to develop approach for evaluating hydropower potential from conduits.

January 8, 2018

EERE Success Story—PNNL Develops EyeSea, a Machine-Learning Tool to Automate Video Analysis of MHK Sites

Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy taps into the movement of waves, tides, and water currents to turn a turbine and produce electricity.

November 29, 2016

EERE Success Story—Innovative "French Dam" Cuts Cost and Construction Time

EERE Success Story—Innovative "French Dam" Cuts Cost and Construction Time