Tag: hydroelectric

Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

Posted by on January 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the DOE’s […]

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Experts to investigate breach at Taum Sauk hydroelectric plant

Posted by on December 14, 2005

A hazards-mitigation team from UMR and the U.S. Geological Survey plan to assess this morning’s reservoir breach at a hydroelectric power plant in southeast Missouri to help determine the cause of the incident.

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