U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Water Power Program
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The Open Energy Information website allows readers to read and contribute to its collection, including critical public datasets and reports, maps and visualization tools, links to organizations working to advance the water power industries, and more.
The following resources about water power technologies are available on the program website:
Search for and view program fact sheets, reports and other publications using the Water Power Publication and Product Library. Or see these key publications:
These pages provide basic information about hydropower, including how hydropower works and the history of hydropower.
Learn more about marine and hydrokinetic technologies from the Water Power Program's hydrokinetic and hydrodynamic databases and their glossary of terms.
In 2011, the Water Power Program hosted several webinars about current marine and hydrokinetic environmental research. Presentations from these webinars are available on the Tethys site, hosted by DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
The Photographic Information Exchange, hosted by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has a small collection of water power photos; find them using a keyword search from the search page.
Find information about hydropower and marine and hydrokinetic technologies, as well as current research and programs in this field.