The National Hydropower Association’s (NHA) Waterpower Week 2021 in Washington is the industry’s premier policy event.
Each year, industry professionals and power producers and suppliers converge on the nation’s capital to shape the future of waterpower.
This 3-day jam packed event provides you the opportunity to network, learn about legislative and regulatory initiatives, and discuss the issues impacting the hydropower industry.
What to Expect
Waterpower Week is the chief platform for industry advancement and learning, while ensuring waterpower's message is being heard within the Beltway.
Waterpower week features a full slate of learning sessions on topics such as the cross-border hydro interactions between U.S. and Canada and alternatives to FERC relicensing. These are just a fraction of session topics available to you on day one alone.
You will also have the opportunity to hear from key federal agency and government officials. In years past, Waterpower Week has hosted the following speakers:
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz
FERC Commissioner Richard Glick
FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
Major General Ed Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Daniel Simmons
Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA)
Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA)
Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO)
Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA)
Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY)
Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH)
Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA)
Featured Session Topics
Are you curious about the cross-border hydro interactions between U.S. and Canada?
Alternatives to FERC relicensing
Learn about alternatives to FERC relicensing.
Benefits of attending the event:
Build strong relationships
Build strong relationships between professionals, law makers and water resource stakeholders.
Share knowledge, expertise and viewpoints with others
Effective hydropower and marine energy solutions.
Earn Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits.
Attend Many Different Networking Events to Build Connections
Network events to make a further connection with colleagues.
Current and future challenges
Gain a better understanding of current and future challenges affecting hydro during the exciting conference sessions.