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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes investments that will boost the hydropower and marine energy industries, helping them to provide more clean, affordable energy and expand domestic job opportunities.
June 22, 2022Learn More
Communities Will Partner with DOE Experts, National Labs, and Regional Organizations to Accelerate Access to Clean Power, Help Lower Energy Costs and Increase Resilience
June 14, 2022Learn More
Although PSH has been around for over 100 years, two new studies from the Water Power Technologies Office under its HydroWIRES Initiative demonstrate that much of its potential remains untapped.
June 13, 2022Learn More
On World Ocean Day, WPTO Director Jennifer Garson discusses the incredible power and potential of our oceans and WPTO’s research on new ways to harness this resource to generate clean electricity.
June 8, 2022Learn More
WPTO Extends Deadline for Comments on Climate Change Data and Research Needs to Inform Hydropower Operation and Resource Planning
WPTO extended the deadline for comments from the nonfederal hydropower community on climate change data and research needs to inform hydropower operation and resource planning. Responses are now due Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, by 5 p.m. ET.
June 6, 2022Learn More
DOE announced the winners of the 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC). Webb Institute emerged as the overall winner in this third annual competition
June 1, 2022Learn More
The U.S. Department of Energy announced today $8 million in funding to support projects that will improve the flexibility of the U.S. hydropower fleet and enhance electric grid reliability.
May 31, 2022Learn More
Thirteen Small Businesses Receive Funding to Advance Hydropower and Marine Energy Research and Development
WPTO selected small business-led projects that can help spur water power-focused innovation across the United States.
May 25, 2022Learn More
DOE’s “Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize” Winners Receive Cash Awards to Implement Strategies Prioritizing Climate Solutions for Underrepresented Communities; 80% of the Applications Were First Time DOE Applicants
May 24, 2022Learn More
Sea Grant, DOE, NOAA Fisheries Fund Six Projects for the Coexistence of Offshore Energy with Northeast Fishing and Coastal Communities
The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium announced six projects to advance social science and technology research on offshore renewable energy in the Northeast United States.
May 19, 2022Learn More