National Hydropower Association

July 20, 2015--Blue Gold: tapping existing potential (Water Power Magazine)

In 2014, as the single largest source of renewable power in the US, hydropower accounted for more than 50% of all renewable generation - 6.5% of the country's total electric production. However, in sharp contrast to these rousing figures, is the growing realisation that for the past 15 years US hydropower generation has almost flat lined with less than a 2% total increase.

May 17, 2014--Expanding hydropower (New York Times)

“Tear Down ‘Deadbeat’ Dams,” by Yvon Chouinard (Op-Ed, May 8), argues that we should remove dams that no longer serve a public benefit. I agree; there are dams in the United States that are candidates for removal for various reasons.

September 12, 2013--Hydroelectric power makes big comeback at US dams (Denver Post)

Hydroelectric development stagnated in the 1980s and 1990s as environmental groups lobbied against it and a long regulatory process required years of environmental study.

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