News and Events

Below are a list of news and events related to the HydroPASSAGE project.

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are using new technology to measure the physical impacts of hydropower infrastructure on fish and to track salmon migration.
Hundreds of surrogate "fish" will be put to work at dams around the world through an agreement between ATS - Advanced Telemetry Systems - and the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to improve operations and increase sustainability.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory explored how sustained losses and gains in hydropower generation could affect the investments needed to meet global electricity demands in the 21st century.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland have developed acoustic tags to track fish migration at dams on the lower Columbia and Snake rivers.
Hydropower is the oldest, cleanest, and largest source of renewable energy. This episode talks about the history of hydropower.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is evaluating Seattle-based Whooshh Innovations' technology with a $300,000 grant from DOE's Small Business Vouchers Pilot.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is helping Percheron Power of Kennewick develop a hydropower turbine for small waterways.
A team of researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory performed studies that investigate turbine-associated fish injuries and mortality.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory published a journal article exploring ways to protect fish from barotrauma.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is collaborating with researchers from Laos, Brazil and Australia to study barotrauma caused by fish passing through turbines.
Joseph Allen, sales manager for Advanced Telemetry Systems, wrote an article for ECO Magazine, on how Sensor Fish are used to improve dam and hydroturbine fish passage mortality.