New Hydropower Technology and
Energy Department Announces New Prize To Accelerate Pumped Storage Hydropower
Research Focuses On Small, Modular Hydropower Future
The Energy Department is opening a new prize competition—the Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time (FAST) Commissioning for Pumped Storage Hydropower (PSH) Prize—to seek novel solutions and technologies that address the non-regulatory challenges PSH developers face when deploying new storage projects.
Energy Dept Releases New Hydropower Market Report
Providing a snapshot of the US hydropower fleet
The Energy Department today released its second ever Hydropower Market Report, which provides a snapshot of the distribution, characteristics, and trends of the current U.S. hydropower fleet. The report highlights the flexibility and reliability services that hydropower and pumped-storage hydropower (PSH) provide to the grid, which are particularly important as the U.S. grid and generation mix continues to change.
Advancing Standardized, Scalable, Modular Hydropower Technologies
ORNL Releases Potential Partnership Workshop Summary
Learn more about ORNL’s Standard Modular Hydropower (SMH) research vision in the SMH Potential Workshop for Technology Acceleration summary report. Download the full report to find out about future pathways for collaborations that leverage ORNL expertise and entrepreneurial industry experience. Access the workshop summary report.
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