Army Corps of Engineers – The biggest Dam building organization in the U.S.
The Climate and Energy Project – “Heartland Voices: Hydropower Potential” by Sarah Hill-Nelson
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network – This site contains an “ask an expert” location for any specific questions you might have as well as other useful information.
Energy Information Agency – Discusses stage of development of renewable energy technologies around the globe
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – Report on activities during the past year. Includes hydropower and other energy issues
Foundation for Water and Energy Education – Includes a great step-by-step walk through a hydroelectric project. Recommended viewing to understand how a hydroelectric dam works
Hoover Dam – Take a virtual tour of the Hoover Dam
Kansas Rural Papers April/May 2008 – Read more about RECs via an article in the Kansas Rural Papers
Low Impact Hydropower Institute – This product includes Low Impact Hydropower from facilities certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (an independent non-profit organization) to have environmental impacts in key areas below levels the Institute considers acceptable for hydropower facilities. For more information about the certification, please see www.lowimpacthydro.org.
National Hydropower Association – Hydropower’s national trade association (go to their links page)
Tennessee Valley Authority – A government-owned utility, the largest producer of electric power in the nation
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