Ready to start building our clean energy future with a career in water power? The U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) is committed to developing and deploying a portfolio of innovative technologies for clean, domestic power generation from resources such as hydropower, waves, and tides.
WPTO’s mission is to enable research, development, and testing of new technologies to advance marine energy as well as next-generation hydropower and pumped storage systems for a flexible, reliable grid.
If you are passionate about developing innovative solutions to address the most pressing challenges of the climate crisis, apply to join our team!
Learn about a few of the individuals whose impactful work with WPTO will help advance hydropower and marine energy technologies in the Ripple Effect profile series.
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