Projects by Infrastructure

Research hydropower projects to see progress related to infrastructure, technology development, and analytics across the nation.

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Lead Lab: ORNL
Theme: Infrastructure
Vision Area: Optimization
PNNL

The project objective is to identify, demonstrate, and justify capabilities, heretofore unavailable industry-wide, that enable hydropower asset managers to use data to enhance operations and maintenance (O&M)…

Lead Lab: PNNL
Theme: Infrastructure
Vision Area: Optimization

Provide more accurate hydro-turbine flow rate measurement tools and methods for short covering intakes. 

Lead Lab: ORNL
Theme: Infrastructure
Vision Area: Growth
SBV - Telluride

Telluride Energy will collaborate with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify small (under 5 MW) hydropower project sites on existing non-powered dams with a conduit connected to a water treatment plant…

Lead Lab: ORNL
Theme: Infrastructure
Vision Area: Growth
PNNL, ORNL

The Shell Energy North America (SENA) pump-storage technology for Hydro Battery Pearl Hill consists of an innovative idea for a floating reservoir technology option for closed-loop configurations. Constructing a…

Lead Lab: NREL
Theme: Infrastructure
Vision Area: Growth

The project includes the development of  market studies, supply chain maps, and materials and equipment procurement to identify the key factors behind manufacturing location decisions made by industry and to provide…

Lead Lab: ORNL
Theme: Infrastructure
Vision Area: Growth

The National Hydropower Asset Assessment Program (NHAAP), is a comprehensive data service effort to support the DOE Water Power Program for various U.S. hydropower research and development (R&D) data needs. The…