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

August 24, 2021

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WPTO Releases RFI on Testing Capabilities and Facilities to Validate Hydropower Technology Innovations

EERE seeks comments on the testing facilities and capabilities that will validate and advance emerging and future hydropower technology innovations.

August 24, 2021

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10 Reasons to Love Water Batteries

Every day, we are powering our lives using pumped storage hydropower—a unique and relatively unknown source of energy storage.

July 20, 2021

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Seven Innovative Water Power Technologies Selected for Research and Development Funding

DOE announced funding for continuing research and development projects in the SBIR/STTR program, including $8.1 million for seven hydropower and marine energy projects.

July 14, 2021

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EERE Announces Selectees for Technical Assistance and Upcoming Funding Opportunity on Hydropower Operational Flexibility

EERE's Water Power Technologies Office, through its HydroWIRES Initiative, announced three selectees for a Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance for Improving Hydropower’s Value Value Through Informed Decision Making.