Communications Specialist, Water Power Technologies Office
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Steven Bushong is a communications specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office, leading communication efforts in the MHK Program. He joined the Energy Department in 2016 after several years of producing and editing media serving renewable energy industries. Steven has a degree in newspaper journalism from Kent State University.
How Are Water Power Research and Development Projects Funded?
August 1, 2017
WPTO invests in research to advance cutting-edge technology in hydropower and marine and hydrokinetic energy.
Overcoming a Major Wave Energy Challenge
June 1, 2017
The 10-kW prototype of ABB’s magnetically geared generator—illustrated above—was tested at ABB’s Corporate Research lab in Raleigh, North Carolina....Learn More
Research Buoys Deployed on East and West Coasts
May 23, 2017
Levi Kilcher of National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Sean Anderton and Bob Lewis of Ocean Renewable Power Company, a subcontractor on the...Learn More
How are Ocean Waves Converted to Electricity?
April 19, 2017
5 steps to convert ocean waves to electricity, and it all starts with the sun.
Water Power: The Future Vision Under New Director Alejandro Moreno
February 7, 2017
Alejandro Moreno recently joined the Water Power Technologies Office as director and will lead the hydropower and marine and hydrokinetic...Learn More
Four Reasons to Get Excited about America’s Newest Wave Energy Test Facility
January 6, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy announced its selection for a fully permitted, grid-connected national wave energy test site in December, and the...Learn More