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Below are 50 results of the Related Publications of 'Wind and Water Power Program - Water Power for a Clean Energy Future'. The publications are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Adobe Reader.

1. Estimation of Average Annual Streamflows and Power Potentials for Alaska and Hawaii
This paper describes the work done to develop average annual streamflow estimates and power potential for the states of Alaska and Hawaii. The Elevation Derivatives for National Applications (EDNA) da  Details Bookmark & Share
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2. Wind and Water Power Program - Water Power for a Clean Energy Future
This fact sheet provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Program.  Details Bookmark & Share
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3. Water Power: 2010 Peer Review Report
This document is the peer review panel’s observations and findings, response from the Water Program to these, and supporting meeting materials including an agenda and participants list.  Details Bookmark & Share
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4. EERE Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program Technology Review (Deep Dive) for Under Secretaries Johnson and Koonin
September 4, 2009 presentation highlighting the Wind and Hydropower Program, addressing program goals and objectives, budgets, technology pathways, breakthroughs, and DOE solutions to market barriers.  Details Bookmark & Share
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5. EERE Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program Technology Review (Deep Dive) for Under Secretaries Johnson and Koonin
September 4, 2009 presentation highlighting the Wind and Hydropower Program, addressing program goals and objectives, budgets, technology pathways, breakthroughs, and DOE solutions to market barriers.  Details Bookmark & Share
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6. FY 2014 DOE Budget Request to Congress (Water Program)
This document reflects the Department of Energy's FY 2014 Congressional Budget Request.  Details Bookmark & Share
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7. FY 2013 DOE Budget Request to Congress (Water Program)
This document reflects the Department of Energy's FY 2013 Budget Request to Congress.  Details Bookmark & Share
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8. Growing America’s Energy Future
This fact sheet is a brief overview of the Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office.   Details Bookmark & Share
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9. Product Thumbnail ImageWind Program Accomplishments
This fact sheet describes some of the accomplishments of DOE's Wind Program through its investments in technology development and market barrier reduction, and how those accomplishments are supporting  Details Bookmark & Share
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10. 2011 Water Power Technologies Peer Review Report
This report provides findings from the peer review meeting held in November 2011 to review the progress and accomplishments of the Energy Department Water Power Program.  Details Bookmark & Share
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11. Report to Congress on the Potential Environmental Effects of Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Technologies
This report focuses on potential impacts of marine and hydrokinetic technologies to aquatic environments (i.e. rivers, estuaries, and oceans), fish and fish habitats, ecological relationships, and oth  Details Bookmark & Share
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12. 2009 Water Power Peer Review Report
This report contains the findings of the 2009 Water Power Peer Review Panel, as well as the Water Power Program's responses to those findings. This Peer Review focused on the Program's marine and hydr  Details Bookmark & Share
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13. Replacing the Whole Barrel To Reduce U.S. Dependence on Oil
This overview provides highlights of the DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office's major research, development, demonstration, and deployment activities to advance biomass conversion, technology integration  Details Bookmark & Share
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14. Effects of Climate Change on Federal Hydropower (Report to Congress)
This is a formal Department of Energy report to Congress. It outlines the findings of an assessment directed by Congress in Section 9505 of the SECURE Water Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-11), the US Dep  Details Bookmark & Share
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15. Environmental Effects of Hydrokinetic Turbines on Fish: Desktop and Laboratory Flume Studies
A primary issue of concern of regulatory and resource agencies is how the operation of hydrokinetic turbines will affect local and migratory fish populations. This collection of three reports describe  Details Bookmark & Share
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16. Product Thumbnail Image2013 Geothermal Technologies Office Annual Report
For the Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), 2013 was a year of major achievements and repositioning to introduce major initiatives. Read all about our progress and successes this year, and as we loo  Details Bookmark & Share
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17. Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects, Fiscal Years 2008-2014
This report covers the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office's Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects from 2008 to 2014.  Details Bookmark & Share
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18. Hydropower Projects, Fiscal Years 2008-2014
This report covers the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office's Hydropower Projects from 2008 to 2014.  Details Bookmark & Share
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19. Estimation of Economic Parameters of U.S. Hydropower Resources
Tools for estimating the cost of developing and operating and maintaining hydropower resources in the form of regression curves were developed based on historical plant data. Development costs that we  Details Bookmark & Share
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20. Estimation of Economic Parameters of U.S. Hydropower Resources - INL Hydropower Resource Economics Database
Tools for estimating the cost of developing and operating and maintaining hydropower resources in the form of regression curves were developed based on historical plant data. Development costs that we  Details Bookmark & Share
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21. Evaluation of Blade-Strike Models for Estimating the Biological Performance of Large Kaplan Hydro Turbines
Bio-indexing of hydro turbines has been identified as an important means to optimize passage conditions for fish by identifying operations for existing and new design turbines that minimize the probab  Details Bookmark & Share
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22. Evaluation of Fish-Injury Mechanisms During Exposure to a High-Velocity Jet
As part of the research supported by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Hydropower Turbine System (AHTS) Program, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted a study where age-0 a  Details Bookmark & Share
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23. Evolution of the Sensor Fish Device for Measuring Physical Conditions in Sever Hydraulic Environments
To assist in deriving biological specifications for design of turbine rehabilitation measures, new “fish-friendly” turbines, and spillway designs and operations, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory   Details Bookmark & Share
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24. Feasibility Assessment of the Water Energy Resources of the United States for New Low Power and Small Hydro Classes of Hydroelectric Plants: Appendix B - Assessment Results by State
Water energy resource sites identified in the resource assessment study reported in Water Energy Resources of the United States with Emphasis on Low Head/Low Power Resources, DOE/ID-11111, April 2004   Details Bookmark & Share
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25. Feasibility Assessment of the Water Energy Resources of the United States for New Low Power and Small Hydro Classes of Hydroelectric Plants: Appendix B - Assessment Results by State
Water energy resource sites identified in the resource assessment study reported in Water Energy Resources of the United States with Emphasis on Low Head/Low Power Resources, DOE/ID-11111, April 2004   Details Bookmark & Share
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26. Feasibility Assessment of the Water Energy Resources of the United States for New Low Power and Small Hydro Classes of Hydroelectric Plants: Main Report and Appendix A
Water energy resource sites identified in the resource assessment study reported in Water Energy Resources of the United States with Emphasis on Low Head/Low Power Resources, DOE/ID-11111, April 2004   Details Bookmark & Share
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27. Final Turbine and Test Facility Design Report Alden/NREC Fish Friendly Turbine
The final report provides an overview of the Alden/NREC Fish Friendly turbine design phase, turbine test plan, preliminary test results, costs, schedule, and a hypothetical application at a real world  Details Bookmark & Share
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28. Fish Passage Through a Simulated Horizontal Bulb Turbine Pressure Regime: A Supplement to "Laboratoy Studies of the Effects of Pressure and Dissolved Gas Supersaturation on Turbine-Passed Fish"
Migratory and resident fish in the Columbia River Basin are exposed to stresses associated with hydroelectric power production, including pressure changes during turbine passage. The responses of fall  Details Bookmark & Share
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29. Further Tests of Changes in Fish Escape Behavior Resulting from Sublethal Stresses Associated with Hydroelectric Turbine Passage
Fish that pass through a hydroelectric turbine may not be killed directly, but may nonetheless experience sublethal stresses that will increase their susceptibility to predators (indirect mortality).   Details Bookmark & Share
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30. Hydropower R&D: Recent Advances in Turbine Passage Technology
The purpose of this report is to describe the recent and planned R&D activities across the U.S. related to survival of fish entrained in hydroelectric turbines. In this report, we have considered stud  Details Bookmark & Share
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31. Hydropower’s Contribution to Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction
The annual carbon dioxide emissions currently (1997 figures) avoided by the use of hydropower in electricity generation is 142 million metric tons, and it has a carbon tax value of $7.1 billion. Devel  Details Bookmark & Share
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32. Identifying the Effects on Fish of Changes in Water Pressure During Turbine Passage
This article discusses experiments conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to determine how water pressure and dissolved gas levels associated with hydroelectric facilities may affect t  Details Bookmark & Share
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33. Laboratory Studies of the Effects of Pressure and Dissolved Gas Supersaturation on Turbine-Passed Fish
Designing advanced turbine systems requires knowledge of environmental conditions that injure or kill fish such as the stresses associated with hydroelectric power production, including pressure chang  Details Bookmark & Share
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34. Laboratory Studies of the Effects of Pressure and Dissolved Gas Supersaturation on Turbine-Passed Fish
Migratory and resident fish in the Columbia River Basin are exposed to stresses associated with hydroelectric power production, including changes in pressure as they pass through turbines and dissolve  Details Bookmark & Share
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35. Laboratory Studies on the Effects of Shear on Fish: Final Report
The overall objective of these studies was to specify an index describing the hydraulic force that fish experience when subjected to a shear environment. Fluid shear is a phenomenon that is important   Details Bookmark & Share
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36. Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Circular Jet Flows
This report presents a numerical method for carrying out large-eddy simulations (LES) of turbulent free shear flows and an application of a method to simulate the flow generated by a nozzle dischargin  Details Bookmark & Share
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37. Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 1, Part 1
The purpose of the “Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 1, Part 1” is to provide a mechanically proficient lay person with sufficient information to evaluate microhydropower site potential, lay out a sit  Details Bookmark & Share
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38. Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 1, Part 2
The purpose of the “Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 1, Part 2” is to provide a mechanically proficient lay person with sufficient information to evaluate microhydropower site potential, lay out a sit  Details Bookmark & Share
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39. Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 2
The purpose of the “Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 2” - is to provide accompanying appendices, figures, and tables for the Microhydropower Handbook, Volume 1" for a mechanically proficient lay perso  Details Bookmark & Share
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40. Potential Impacts of Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Conversion Technologies on Aquatic Environments
A new generation of hydropower technologies, the kinetic hydro and wave energy conversion devices, offers the possibility of generating electricity from the movements of water, without the need for da  Details Bookmark & Share
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41. Proceedings of the Hydrokinetic and Wave Energy Technologies Technical and Environmental Issues Workshop
Renewable energy technologies offer the promise of non-polluting alternatives to fossil and nuclear-fueled power plants to meet growing demand for electrical energy. Two emerging categories of renewab  Details Bookmark & Share
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42. Regulatory Approaches for Addressing Dissolved Oxygen Concerns at Hydropower Facilities
Low dissolved oxygen (DO) concentrations are a common water quality problem downstream of hydropower facilities. At some facilities, structural improvements (e.g. installation of weir dams or aerating  Details Bookmark & Share
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43. Response of Juvenile Pacific Lamprey to Turbine Passage
To help determine the Pacific lamprey’s ability to survive turbine passage, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists conducted laboratory tests designed to simulate a fish’s passage through th  Details Bookmark & Share
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44. Simulated Passage through a Modified Kaplan Turbine Pressure Regime: A Supplement to "Laboratory Studies of the Effects of Pressure and Dissolved Gas Supersaturation on Turbine-Passed Fish"
A previous test series (Abernethy et al. 2001) evaluated the effects of passage through a Kaplan turbine under the “worst case” pressure conditions. For this series of tests, pressure changes were mod  Details Bookmark & Share
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45. Six-Degree-of-Freedom Sensor Fish Design - Governing Equations and Motion Modeling
The Sensor Fish device is being used at Northwest hydropower projects to better understand the conditions fish experience during passage through hydro turbines and other dam bypass alternatives. Since  Details Bookmark & Share
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46. Stay Vane and Wicket Gate Relationship Study
This report evaluates potential environmental and performance gains that can be achieved in a Kaplan turbine through non-structural modifications to stay vane and wicket gate assemblies. This summary   Details Bookmark & Share
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47. Study of Fish Response Using Particle Image Velocimetry and High-Speed, High-Resolution Imaging
Fish swimming has fascinated both engineers and fish biologists for decades. Digital particle image velocimetry (DPIV) and high-speed, high-resolution digital imaging are recently developed analysis t  Details Bookmark & Share
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48. Technologies for Evaluating Fish Passage Through Turbines
This study evaluated the feasibility of two types of technologies to observe fish and near neutrally buoyant drogues as they move through hydropower turbines. Existing or reasonably modified light-emi  Details Bookmark & Share
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49. The Development of Advanced Hydroelectric Turbines to Improve Fish Passage Survival
Recent efforts to improve the survival of hydroelectric turbine-passed juvenile fish have explored modifications to both operation and design of the turbines. Much of this research is being carried ou  Details Bookmark & Share
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50. The Effects of Turbine Passage on C-Start Behavior of Salmon at the Wanapum Dam, Washington
In 2005, Grant County Public Utility District No. 2 (GCPUD) replaced one of the 10 Kaplan turbines at Wanapum Dam with an advanced turbine that was developed with support from the U.S. Department of E  Details Bookmark & Share
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