Title: Role of Alternative Energy Sources: Hydropower Technology Assessment Brief
Publication Number: NETL/DOE-2-111519
Publication Date: 08/2012
Publication Type: Brief
Contact: Timothy Skone
Program/Technology: Climate Change
Environmental & Water
Author: Timothy J. Skone (NETL)
Synopsis: This analysis evaluates the role of hydropower in the future energy portfolio of the United States. Wind power is evaluated with respect to resource base, growth, environmental profile, costs, barriers, risks, and expert opinions. The core of this analysis is the life cycle environmental and cost analysis. The report is one of a series of Technology Assessment Reports for power production in the United States. A briefing is also included with the report.
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