Missed Waterpower Week? Here's What to Know from WPTO
May 4, 2022
During Waterpower Week, which took place April 5–7, 2022, in Washington, D.C., the Water Power Technologies Office launched two collegiate competitions, a new prize, and a request for information. Read the recap of these existing announcements.
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Boosting Hydropower: The Bedrock of a Clean Energy Grid
April 25, 2022
Hydropower has a crucial role in the clean energy future. The projects in WPTO’s 2020–2021 Accomplishments Report, along with many more, are helping to advance hydropower and pumped storage systems to create a flexible, reliable grid.
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Advancing Marine Energy: An Abundant, Untapped Renewable Resource
April 25, 2022
Marine energy technologies hold incredible potential to help the United States meet its clean energy goals. The WPTO 2020–2021 Accomplishments Report highlights a few of the projects and teams working to advance these technologies.
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How WPTO Is Investing in Our Planet This Earth Day
April 22, 2022
WPTO Director Jennifer Garson discusses WPTO’s investments in efforts led by industry, academia, and our national laboratories to advance our understanding and development of water power systems and technologies.
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Hydro Headlines

First Phase of the Hydropower Operations Optimization Prize Closes Soon

Hydro Headlines is a monthly snapshot of hydropower news. This e-newsletter features news on R&D and applied science to advance hydropower and pumped-storage technologies.

The Water Column

WPTO Announces Winners of Waves to Water DRINK Finale Prize

The Water Column is a monthly snapshot of marine energy news. This e-newsletter shares news and updates on tools, analysis, and emerging technologies to advance marine energy.

The Water Wire

WPTO Releases Its 2020–2021 Accomplishments Report

The Water Wire is a bi-monthly update of all things water power. This e-newsletter brings funding opportunities, events, publications, and activities directly to your inbox.