Long Permitting, Drought Put US Hydropower at Risk
Senate ENR Hearing Focuses on Permitting and Market Reforms, Drought Relief Efforts
Lake Powell, which provides water to power the Glen Canyon dam, is seeing water levels at historic lows, cutting power production at the dam by 16%, according to the Bureau of Reclamation. | Bureau of Reclamation
Jan 12, 2022 |
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agreed that the nation’s hydropower is undervalued in power markets and under-incentivized in federal policymaking.