Water Research Publications

NREL disseminates its research and development accomplishments, including areas of research in hydroelectric power and tidal wave energy, through hydropower publications and marine energy publications.

Recent Hydropower Publications

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Recent Marine Energy Publications

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Annual Highlights

NREL Water Power Fiscal Year 2023 Accomplishments Report

NREL Water Power Fiscal Year 2022 Accomplishments Report


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NREL Publications Database

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