Below are stories about hydropower featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office.

December 27, 2021

WPTO Announces New Round of Funding and Expanded Eligibility for Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program

WPTO is accepting applications for the latest round of funding under the Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program under Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

November 16, 2021

Department of Energy Releases New Tool to Aid Pumped Storage Hydropower Project Development

WPTO recently launched the Pumped Storage Hydropower (PSH) Valuation Tool, a web-based platform that takes users through the valuation process presented in the Pumped Storage Hydropower Valuation Guidebook.

November 10, 2021

Upcoming WPTO Webinar to Explore Water-focused FY 2022 SBIR/STTR Topics

On December 7, WPTO will host a webinar on the water power-focused topics in the FY 2022 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs. Speakers will share highlights on each WPTO topic and sub-topic.

November 8, 2021

Water Power Technologies Office Celebrates STEM on National STEM Day and Every Day

STEM disciplines, or the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, are critical to understanding our world and developing solutions to complex challenges.