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50GW by 2050: Hydropower’s Vision for Growth

New analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydropower Vision Report finds that we can sustainably grow its current 101 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by nearly 50 GW by 2050.

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Energy Department Hydropower Vision Video

The U.S. Department of Energy released the Hydropower Vision:  A New Chapter for America’s 1st Renewable Electricity Source report – a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind roadmap that offers pathways for tapping into hydropower’s potential to increase capacity by nearly 50 GW by 2050. Watch the video.

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Pumped Storage

Pumped storage is an essential solution for grid reliability, but policy changes are needed to support the timely development of additional grid-scale energy storage.

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Job Creation: 1.4 Million by 2025

America’s hydropower industry could add up to 1.4 million jobs by 2025, according to a study by Navigant Consulting.

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Get the Facts

From industry growth to public policy, learn more about hydropower with these helpful fact sheets.

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