From the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:
Small #hydropower projects similar to this one in#Washington state are shaping the next generation of#American hydropower. While hydropower already supplies roughly 7% of America’s #electricity and is considered the leading source of #renewable #energy, the nation still has significant untapped resources where new hydropower generating capabilities could boost our supply of carbon-free energy. Today, we announced seven new research and development projects to help shape the future of hydropower in the United States. Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/3ej8z.