The Hydropower Reform Coalition and the National Park Service have collaborated to produce an assessment of the recreational issues surrounding a proposed tidal energy project in the Kenai Peninsula near Nikiski Alaska.
The Snohomish County PUD No. 1 in Washington has further advanced in its intent to build and operate a tidal energy project in the Admirarty Inlet. Earlier this week, the PUD filed its draft license application with FERC.
Modern day scientific hydroacoustic monitoring can provide an abundance of information about the aquatic species community and the impact of hydrokinetic technologies on that community in cost effective way, providing defendable long-term data sets. Scientific hydroacoustic monitoring technologies have been used for nearly three decades to assess the interactions between aquatic species and hydropower technologies
The Hydropower Reform Coalition and the National Hydropower Association sent a letter this week to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff congratulating them for committing to resolve the jurisdictional dispute over the siting and licensing of ocean energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf.Find the joint press release and the