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50GW by 2050: Hydropower’s Vision for Growth

New analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy finds hydropower can sustainably grow by nearly 50 GW by 2050.

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The HydroElectric: River Running from a Desk

The latest HydroElectric Article: TVA’s river management balances hydropower, flood control and recreation and more

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Hydropower Vision: Hydropower and The Grid

It’s widely known that hydropower is clean and renewable. But it’s value to the grid too often goes unnoticed. Here are a few ways hydropower benefits America’s electrical grid.

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Denver Post: To meet future water and power needs, streamline federal process

Hydropower is the most consistent renewable energy and can be used to provide a base-load capacity alongside less reliable energy sources like wind and solar...

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Be recognized as an Outstanding Steward of America's Waters!

Do you have a project that you think is worthy of OSAW recognition? Submit your application by January 30!

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Hydropower in the States

Find out more about hydropower where you live

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Hydropower is NOT a major source of Greenhouse-gas Emissions

Only about 3% of all U.S. reservoirs are equipped with hydropower. Hydro help nation avoid 200 million metric tons of Co2.

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