Impacts

NREL water power research is advancing the hydropower and marine energy industries and bringing new tools, data, and analysis to enable a future clean power grid.

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The 63-MW Dry Lake Wind Power Project in Arizona

"I firmly believe we can find a cleaner future that's carbon neutral—carbon negative even. I've been working for 10 years to make marine energy a part of that solution."

Levi Kilcher
NREL Senior Scientist

The 63-MW Dry Lake Wind Power Project in Arizona

"Both clean hydropower and environmental regulations can help protect the planet, but sometimes, they can get in each other's way. An Examination of the Hydropower Licensing and Federal Authorization Process helps identify how decision makers can smooth these procedures."

Aaron Levine
NREL Senior Legal and Regulatory Analyst