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Below are 50 results of the Related Publications of 'Federal Incentives for Water Power'. The publications are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Adobe Reader.

1. 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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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. 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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4. 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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5. Assessment of the Effects of Climate Change on Federal Hydropower (Technical Report)
As directed by Congress in Section 9505 of the SECURE Water Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-11), the US Department of Energy (DOE), in consultation with the federal Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs  Details Bookmark & Share
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6. Product Thumbnail ImageQuantifying the Value of Hydropower in the Electric Grid: Final Report
The report summarizes a 3-year DOE study focused on defining value of hydropower assets in a changing electric grid. The study looked at existing large hydropower operations in the U.S., models for di  Details Bookmark & Share
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7. Instrumentation for Monitoring around Marine Renewable Energy Converters: Workshop Final Report
To better understand the state of instrumentation and capabilities for monitoring around marine energy converters, the U.S. Department of Energy directed Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and th  Details Bookmark & Share
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8. 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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9. 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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10. Jobs and Economic Development Impacts Postcard
The U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America initiative provides information on the Jobs and Economic Development Benefits model. This postcard is a marketing piece that stakeholders can prov  Details Bookmark & Share
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11. A Policymaker’s Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design
Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most widely used renewable energy policy in the world for driving accelerating renewable energy (RE) deployment, accounting for a greater share of RE development than ei  Details Bookmark & Share
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12. Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis
More than half of the electricity produced in the southeastern states is fuelled by coal. Although the region produces some coal, most of the states depend heavily on coal imports. Many of the region  Details Bookmark & Share
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13. State Support for Clean Energy Deployment: Lessons Learned for Potential Future Policy
Proposed federal clean energy initiatives and climate legislation have suggested significant increases to federal funding for clean energy deployment and investment. Many states and utilities have ove  Details Bookmark & Share
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14. Using Renewable Energy Purchases to Achieve Institutional Carbon Goals: A Review of Current Practices and Considerations
With organizations and individuals increasingly interested in accounting for their carbon emissions, greater attention is being placed on how to account for the benefits of various carbon mitigation a  Details Bookmark & Share
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15. Using Revolving Loan Funds to Finance Energy Savings Performance Contracts in State and Local Agency Applications
Numerous pre-existing and newly emerging state- and locally-managed revolving loan funds (RLFs) are being used in conjunction with energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) as an option for financi  Details Bookmark & Share
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16. Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level
This report takes a broad look at the status of local clean energy policies in the United States to develop a better understanding of local clean energy policy development and the interaction between   Details Bookmark & Share
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17. The Relevance of Generation Interconnection Procedures to Feed-in Tariffs in the United States
Feed-in tariffs (FITs) have been used to promote renewable electricity development in over 40 countries throughout the past two decades. These policies generally provide guaranteed prices for the full  Details Bookmark & Share
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18. ESPC Overview: Cash Flows, Scenarios, and Associated Diagrams for Energy Savings Performance Contracts
This document is meant to inform state and local decision makers about the process of energy savings performance contracts, and how projected savings and allocated energy-related budgets can be impact  Details Bookmark & Share
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19. 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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20. Renewable Energy Cost Modeling: A Toolkit for Establishing Cost-Based Incentives in the United States
This report serves as a resource for policymakers who wish to learn more about levelized cost of energy (LCOE) calculations, including cost-based incentives. The report identifies key renewable energy  Details Bookmark & Share
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21. 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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22. "Fish Friendly" Hydropower Turbine Development and Deployment: Alden Turbine Preliminary Engineering and Model Testing
This report presents the results of a collaborative research project funded by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and hydropower industry partners with  Details Bookmark & Share
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23. Marine & Hydrokinetic Technologies
This fact sheet describes the Wind and Water Power Program's current approach to supporting the development and deployment of marine and hydrokinetic technologies.  Details Bookmark & Share
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24. Conventional Hydropower Technologies Fact Sheet
This factsheet gives a description of the U.S. Department of Energy Water Power Program's efforts to increase generating capacity and efficiency at existing hydroelectric facilities, add hydroelectri  Details Bookmark & Share
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25. JEDI: Jobs and Economic Development Impacts Model Fact Sheet
The Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models are user-friendly tools that estimate the economic impacts of constructing and operating power generation and biofuel plants at the local(usually  Details Bookmark & Share
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26. A Review of Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies
This report provides estimates of operational water withdrawal and water consumption factors for electricity generating technologies in the United States. Estimates of water factors were collected fro  Details Bookmark & Share
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27. 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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28. A Study of United States Hydroelectric Plant Ownership
Ownership of United States hydroelectric plants is reviewed from several perspectives. Plant owners are grouped into six owner classes as defined by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The numbe  Details Bookmark & Share
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29. A Summary of Environmentally Friendly Turbine Design Concepts
The Advanced Hydropower Turbine System Program (AHTS) was created in 1994 by the U.S. Department of Energy, Electric Power Research Institute, and the Hydropower Research Foundation. The Program’s mai  Details Bookmark & Share
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30. Advanced Sensor Fish Device for ImprovedTurbine Design
Juvenile salmon (smolts) passing through hydroelectric turbines are subjected to environmental conditions that can potentially kill or injure them. Many turbines are reaching the end of their operatio  Details Bookmark & Share
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31. Analysis of Environmental Issues Related to Small-Scale Hydroelectric Development II: Design Consideration for Passing Fish Upstream Around Dams
The purpose of this report is to provide general information for use by potential developers of small scale hydroelectric projects that will include facilities to pass migrating fish upstream around d  Details Bookmark & Share
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32. Analysis of Environmental Issues Related to Small-Scale Hydroelectric Development IV: Fish Mortality Resulting From Turbine Passage
The purpose of this report is to provide summary information for use by potential developers and regulators of small-scale hydroelectric projects (defined as existing dams that can be retrofitted to a  Details Bookmark & Share
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33. Analysis of Environmental Issues Related to Small-Scale Hydroelectric Development V: Instream Flow Needs for Fishery Resources
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to developers of small-scale hydroelectric projects on the assessment of instream flow needs. While numerous methods have been developed to assess t  Details Bookmark & Share
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34. Application of Biological Design Criteria and Computational Fluid Dynamics to Investigate Fish Survival in Kaplan Turbines
One of the contributing factors to fish injury in a turbine environment is shear stress. This paper presents the use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to display and quantify areas of elevated sh  Details Bookmark & Share
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35. Biological Assessment of the Advanced Turbine Design at Wanapum Dam, 2005
Three studies were conducted to evaluate the biological performance of an advanced design turbine installed at Unit 8 of Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River in 2005 versus a conventional Kaplan turbine,  Details Bookmark & Share
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36. Characterization of Bead Trajectories through the Draft Tube of a Turbine Physical Model
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) makes extensive use of 1:25 scale Plexiglass models of hydroelectric turbines along the Columbia River to study turbine hydraulic performance and to identify p  Details Bookmark & Share
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37. Comparison of Blade-Strike Modeling Results with Empirical Data
This study is the initial stage of further investigation into the dynamics of injury to fish during passage through a turbine runner. As part of the study, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)  Details Bookmark & Share
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38. Developing Biological Specifications for Fish Friendly Turbines
This factsheet explains studies conducted in a highly reproducible manner to examine the biological effects to fish exposed to a shear environment in the laboratory. Strain rate was used as the index   Details Bookmark & Share
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39. Development of a New Technique to Assess Susceptibility to Predation Resulting from Sublethal Stresses (Indirect Mortality)
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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40. Development of Biological Criteria for the Design of Advanced Hydropower Turbines
A review of the literature related to turbine-passage injury mechanisms suggests the following biological criteria should be considered in the design of new turbines: (1) pressure; (2) cavitation; (3)  Details Bookmark & Share
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41. DOE Hydropower Program Annual Report for FY 2000
This report describes the activities of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydropower Program during Fiscal Year 2000 (October 1, 1999, to September 30, 2000). Background, current activities, and fut  Details Bookmark & Share
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42. DOE Hydropower Program Annual Report for FY 2001
This annual report describes the various projects supported by the hydropower program in FY 2001. The program’s focus for FY 2002 was on improving the environmental performance of hydropower projects   Details Bookmark & Share
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43. DOE Hydropower Program Annual Report for FY 2003
This report describes the progress of the R&D conducted in FY 2003 the under four program areas at the time: (1) Advanced Hydropower Technology (Large Turbine Field Testing, Testing of the Alden/NREC   Details Bookmark & Share
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44. DOE Hydropower Program Annual Report for FY 2004
This report describes the progress of the R&D conducted in FY 2004 the under four program areas at the time: (1) Advanced Hydropower Technology (Large Turbine Field Testing, Water Use Optimization, an  Details Bookmark & Share
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45. DOE Hydropower Program Biennial Report for FY 2005-2006
This report describes the progress of the R&D conducted in FY 2005-2006 the under four program areas at the time: (1) Advanced Hydropower Technology (Large Turbine Field Testing, Water Use Optimizatio  Details Bookmark & Share
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46. Effects of Hyporheic Exchange Flows on Egg Pocket Water Temperature in Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon Spawning Areas
The development of the Snake River hydroelectric system has affected fall Chinook salmon smolts by shifting their migration timing to a period (mid- to late-summer) when downstream reservoir condition  Details Bookmark & Share
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47. Environmental Impacts of Increased Hydroelectric Development at Existing Dams
This report describes the environmental impacts of a proposed U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative to promote the development of hydropower resources at existing dams. Hydropower development at   Details Bookmark & Share
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48. Environmental Mitigation at Hydroelectric Projects: Volume 1. Current Practices for Instream Flow Needs, Dissolved Oxygen, and Fish Passage
The first report of the Environmental Study examines current mitigation practices for water quality [specifically, dissolved oxygen (DO)], instream flows, and upstream and downstream fish passage. Thi  Details Bookmark & Share
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49. Environmental Mitigation at Hydroelectric Projects: Volume II. Benefits and Costs of Fish Passage and Protection
The Department of Energy, through its hydropower program, is studying environmental mitigation practices at hydroelectric projects. The study of environmental mitigation is intended to provide greater  Details Bookmark & Share
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50. 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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