Permitting and Processes for New Pumped Storage Hydropower Systems

This event is one of several webinars exploring pumped storage hydropower. In this webinar, presenters from various federal agencies and national labs will provide a high-level overview of the various permitting processes and issues involved in developing a new pumped storage hydropower project. Topics will include the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licensing process, environmental issues and compliance requirements, Reclamation’s lease of power privilege process, and findings from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on steps to help navigate these different procedures.

Presenters: Emily Carter with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Clark Bishop with the Bureau of Reclamation, Bo Saulsbury with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Aaron Levine with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Apr 12 2023


Mountain Time
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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