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Join the Spark Squad and explore the worlds of marine energy and hydropower! The Spark Squad comic book follows middle school students as they learn about water power technologies.

Spark Squad is the result of a partnership between Energy Saver for Kids, DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the Water Power Technologies Office, with a mission of inspiring students to explore renewable energy and join the next generation of the clean energy workforce.

Spark Squad Comics and Activity Page

Marine Energy (Vol. 1)

The Spark Squad comic book follows middle school students Jasmine, Aria, and Thomas as they learn about marine energy before their power fair.

Hydropower (Vol. 2)

Join the Spark Squad on a road trip to learn about hydropower! They'll learn how it works and meet people who work various jobs in hydropower.

Journey to the Joule World Activity Sheet

Share a photo of solar, wind, and water joules around your neighborhood using the hashtag #MyJouleJourney and tagging NREL and/or the U.S. Department of Energy on social media!

Request Free Copies of the Spark Squad Comic Books

Complete the form to request a free copy of the Spark Squad comic books (U.S. residents only). Request your copy