U.S. DOE Launches $28M Hydropower Research, Development Program

The program will provide support to research and development projects that aim to advance hydropower as a source of clean energy.

According to Daily Energy Insider, the funding opportunities will support the testing of innovative technologies, development approaches, or construction techniques that will reduce time, costs, or risks associated with hydropower and pumped storage hydropower, the DOE said. Additionally, the funding will support projects that conduct studies to further develop and deploy permitted pumped storage hydropower projects and those that seek stakeholder insights to inform hydropower research.

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