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The Energy Department on September 14 announced seven organizations selected to receive $6.5 million to advance the manufacturing and installation of hydropower technologies with low environmental impacts. The projects will address three technical areas: rapidly deployable civil works technologies, innovative methods and materials for hydropower construction, and powertrain components. While hydropower already supplies approximately 7% of U.S. electricity and is considered the leading source of renewable energy, the nation still has significant untapped resources where new hydropower generating capabilities could …read more
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