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Below are 50 results of the Related Publications of 'Water Power for a Clean Energy Future'. 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. 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. Hydropower Projects, Fiscal Years 2008-2012
This report covers the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office's hydropower project funding from 2008 to 2012.   Details Bookmark & Share
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5. Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects, Fiscal Years 2008-2012
This report covers the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office’s marine and hydrokinetic projects and funding from 2008 to 2014.  Details Bookmark & Share
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6. U.S. Department of Energy Wind and Water Power Program Funding in the United States: Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects, FY 2008 – FY 2011
This report covers the Wind and Water Power Program’s announced funding of 67 marine and hydrokinetic projects from FY 2008 to FY 2012.  Details Bookmark & Share
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7. 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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8. 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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9. 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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10. Federal Incentives for Water Power
This factsheet lists the major federal incentives for water power technologies available as of April 2013.  Details Bookmark & Share
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11. 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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12. "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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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. Ocean Energy Technology Overview
Introduction to and overview of ocean renewable energy resources and technologies prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy management Program.  Details Bookmark & Share
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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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26. 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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27. 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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28. 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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29. 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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30. 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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31. 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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32. 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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33. 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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34. 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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35. 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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36. 1st Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Instrumentation Experts Workshop
The U.S. marine energy industry is actively pursuing development of offshore wind and marine hydrokinetic (MHK) energy systems. Experience in the wind energy sector demonstrates that new technology de  Details Bookmark & Share
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37. 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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38. 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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39. Product Thumbnail ImageU.S. Department of Energy Wind and Water Power Program Funding in the United States: Conventional Hydropower Projects, FY 2008 – FY 2011
This report covers the Wind and Water Power Program’s announced funding of 30 Conventional Hydropower projects from FY 2008 to FY 2012.  Details Bookmark & Share
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40. Department of Energy FY 2014 Congressional Budget Request (Water Program)
Documents the DOE FY 2014 Congressional Budget Request  Details Bookmark & Share
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41. FY 2013 DOE Budget Request to Congress (Water Program)
These documents reflect the Department of Energy's Budget Request to Congress for FY 2013.  Details Bookmark & Share
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42. 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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43. 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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44. Ocean Thermal Extractable Energy Visualization
The Ocean Thermal Extractable Energy Visualization (OTEEV) project focuses on assessing the Maximum Practicably Extractable Energy (MPEE) from the world’s ocean thermal resources. MPEE is defined as b  Details Bookmark & Share
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45. Product Thumbnail ImageEnvironmental Effects of Marine Energy Development Around the World: Annex IV Final Report
This Annex IV report contains three case studies of specific interactions of marine energy devices with the marine environment addressing the physical interactions between animals and tidal turbines,   Details Bookmark & Share
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46. Product Thumbnail ImageMarine and Hydrokinetic Technology (MHK) Instrumentation, Measurement, and Computer Modeling Workshop
The Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology (MHK) Instrumentation, Measurement, and Computer Modeling Workshop was hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Broomfield, Colorado, July 9−  Details Bookmark & Share
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47. Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource
This project estimates the naturally available and technically recoverable U.S. wave energy resources.  Details Bookmark & Share
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48. Assessment of Energy Production Potential from Tidal Streams in the United States
The project documented in this report created a national database of tidal stream energy potential, as well as a GIS tool usable by industry in order to accelerate the market for tidal energy conversi  Details Bookmark & Share
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49. WindWaveFloat
Presentation from the 2011 Water Peer Review includes in which principal investigator Alla Weinstein discusses project progress in development of a floating offshore wind structure - the WindFloat -   Details Bookmark & Share
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50. NREL - FY09 Lab Call: Supporting Research and Testing for MHK
Presentation from the 2011 Water Peer Review in which the principal investigator discusses NREL's MHK portfolio.  Details Bookmark & Share
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