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FDE Hydro Power has designed and developed a proprietary Dual Axis Utility Scale “Solar Tracker” primarily for its Hydro Micro Grids or Remote Community packages.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) & FDE Hydro (FDE) partnered to research, design and develop a proprietary utility scale dual access solar tracking system primarily for its Hydro Micro Grids or Remote Community packages.
Reinvigorating Hydropower A cornerstone of our clean, affordable, reliable electric future
Reinvigorating Hydropower A cornerstone of our clean, affordable, reliable electric future This is a great article by the National Hydropower Association (NHA ) as to why all new modular rapidly deployable hydropower small and medium head hydropower facilities ,from...
Update of the Hydropower Vision Roadmap
Review of the Hydropower Vision What Have We Been Up To? Plans for the Future How the Visionaries and Forums can Contribute Moving Forward Questions Water Power Technologies Office October 2019
4 Reasons Why Hydropower is the Guardian of the Grid
Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Hydropower has been around for more than a century and accounts for up to seven percent of the nation’s power supply. But it does a lot more than just generate power. This energy source plays a major role in...
Executive Order on Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) has the potential to disrupt, degrade, and damage technology and critical...
Energy 101 Learn how hydropower captures the kinetic energy of flowing water and turns it into electricity for our homes and businesses.
The Biggest Untapped Solution to Climate Change is in the Water
Although the high-water mark for the Green New Deal may have passed, it pushed climate and energy to the forefront of the news cycle. It’s also prompted Republicans to counter with proposals of their own — including Senator Lamar Alexander’s new Manhattan Project for...
French Dam One of top 10 Hydro Innovations and New Technologies
Use of modular precast elements to build hydropower facilities and dams can reduce the cost of this work by half, says FDE Hydro . The company says physical civil construction is the largest single component of new hydropower development cost, from 40% to 90% of...
The U.S. Department Of Energy Hydropower VISION report endorses FDE Hydro technolog
Modular and Integrated Components Potential hydropower cost reductions and performance enhancements can be realized through common equipment configurations. ..... Figure ES-10 illustrates an example standardized approach under which a suite of modular components for...
Financing Long-term Hydropower Requires Mitigating Risks Prior to ROI
Hydropower is a mature technology, but opportunities exist to develop new facilities or expand the output of existing plants. Hydro projects are attractive in that they have low operating costs, do not emit greenhouse gases and offer extremely long service lives. At the same time, they require significant early capital expenditures and have potential long regulatory approval processes.