Stories with the tag: Hydropower
By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at Priest Rapids dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.
Release Date: 2/25/2014
Scientists have created a microbattery, just slightly larger than a long grain of rice, that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
Release Date: 2/17/2014
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will receive more than $6.8 million total over three years to advance the production of renewable power from the movement of oceans and rivers. PNNL will also lead a study looking at the environmental impacts of hydrokinetic and marine energy, which includes tidal and wave power.
Release Date: 9/1/2009
PNNL researchers will discuss how they used two technologies - the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS) and river modeling - to improve salmon dam passage during Waterpower XVI, a conference for professionals in the hydroelectric industry that will run July 27-30, 2009, in Spokane, Wash.
Release Date: 8/19/2009
Power System by attending a media event at John Day Dam on May 21.
Release Date: 5/12/2009
A biomarker being developed to detect traumatic brain injury in humans also reveals the same injuries in endangered salmon, giving wildlife managers a new tool to improve fish passage at dams.
Release Date: 2/12/2009
Three water-related research developments have earned the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory a Technology Merit Award in the 2005 Business Achievement Awards competition sponsored by the Environmental Business Journal.
Release Date: 1/17/2006
Release Date: 4/25/2005
Release Date: 3/1/2004
Global warming will diminish the amount of water stored as snow in the Western United States by up to 70 percent in the coastal mountains over the next 50 years, according to a new climate change model released here today.
Release Date: 2/16/2004