The Water Power Technologies Office within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy supports the development, deployment, and commercialization of water power technologies. Formerly part of the integrated Wind and Water Power Technologies Office, the Water Power Technologies Office was created as a stand-alone entity in the summer of 2016.


This organization chart shows the management structure for the Water Power Technologies Office.

Org chart of the WPTO team.

General Information

U.S. Department of Energy — Water Power Technologies Office
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Ave. S.W.
Washington, D.C., 20585
Phone: 202-586-7595

Program Contacts

Jennifer Garson, Director (Acting), Strategy and Analysis Program Manager (Acting)
Matthew Grosso, Operations Supervisor
Hoyt Battey, Senior Advisor - Detail
Tim Welch, Hydropower Program Manager
Tim Ramsey, Marine Energy Program Manager