- Upcoming Events
NHA's Waterpower Week is back March 13-15, 2024 in Washington, DC. Mark your calendars now and stay updated on the website!
- Policy Priority
NHA is running ads, like the one to the left, in DC policy publication, The Hill, to reinforce hydro's importance in the energy transition with legislators.
- Policy Priority
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Bill Moves to Full Committee Markup – Positive Momentum for Hydropower License Reform
Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ (R-WA) Hydropower Clean Energy Future Act, H.R. 4045, moves forward to a full-committee markup in the House Energy and C…
- Press Releases
NHA President & CEO Releases Statement on the Federal Government’s Proposed Plans to Derail Clean Energy Goals in the Pacific Northwest
Read NHA President & CEO, Malcolm Woolf's, statement here.
- Annual Reports
The key findings show increased capacity and opportunities for further growth thanks to new legislation, such as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
America’s first renewable provides clean, carbon-free energy to roughly 30 million homes, and 40 percent of U.S. renewable electricity, all while providing the flexibility needed to integrate increasing amounts of wind and solar onto the grid.
- Pumped Storage
Pumped storage is the nation’s "water battery". Representing 92 percent of energy storage in America, it helps to balance the flow of power across transmission networks by absorbing excess when electricity demand is low and releasing it when it increases.
- Marine Energy
Marine Energy - America’s next gen renewable - consists of wave, tidal, ocean current, riverine, and ocean thermal energy conversion/salinity gradients technologies, all capable of providing predictable, consistent and affordable clean electricity.
Hydropower Is Clean, Renewable Energy
For more than a century, hydropower has generated clean, renewable electricity. The history of hydropower is deeply woven within the fabric of communities throughout this nation. Today, in addition to homes and businesses, hydropower provides tech companies and data centers with affordable and reliable energy. Hydropower stands ready to build a more resilient, sustainable economy powered by a carbon free electricity grid.