Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap Development

During the last decade, advanced manufacturing has revolutionized the energy sector, boosting the U.S. manufacturing industry and opening pathways to increased American competitiveness. While these novel applications of advanced manufacturing have ushered in benefits in other energy sectors, the potential benefits for hydropower applications remain largely unexplored. To improve our understanding and identify key advanced manufacturing technologies for both existing and future hydropower development, this study will establish an advanced manufacturing roadmap/strategy for hydropower to identify high-impact opportunities that address critical challenges for hydropower.