Waterpower Week 2022 provided more than 20 POWERFUL sessions and workshops throughout the 4 days in D.C. See the full details below from this year’s conference.
NHA Board of Directors Meeting
NHA Marine Energy Council Meeting
NHA Marine Energy Council No-Host Happy Hour
Hydropower Foundation's Kick-Off Party
Session 1: Opening Plenary Session: Growth in Waterpower - What's Happening to Meet Clean Energy Net-Zero Goals?
Session 2A: Legislative 'Hot Takes:' Tax Credits for Investment and Production, Climate-Related Bills, and More!
Session 2B: Finding Financing for Development: Innovative Financing Options for Small Hydro and Marine Energy
Session 2C: Tribal Consultation and Collaboration
Session 3A: FERC Briefing on New Safety-Related Regulations
Session 3B: Corporate Buyers of Green Energy -- What Do They Need in Order to Consider Buying Electricity Powered by Water?
Session 3C: A Conversation with Federal Resource Agencies -- What's New? How about New Technology?
Session 4: Plenary Session: Part 1: Wholesale Electricity Markets; Part 2: Amplifying Waterpower’s Messages to Policy Makers
Outreach and Advocacy: Event Attendees Meet with Congressional Elected Officials/Staff, Resource Agencies, and/or U.S. Department of Energy
Future Leaders of Waterpower (FLOW) Happy Hour (ticket required)
Women in Waterpower Breakfast (ticket required)
Morning Welcome Coffee
Session 5: Plenary Session: Part 1: Featured Speaker: Richard Glick, Chair, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Part 2: Licensing Reform through the Uncommon Dialogue: Changing the Federal Power Act
NHA CEO Council Meeting
Session 6A: Hot Legal and Regulatory Topics – Clean Water Act, Financial Assurance, Environmental and Energy Justice, and More
Session 6B: Marine Energy: Path to Commercialization
Session 6C: Conversation with FERC's Hydro Administration and Compliance Division Director
Session 7A: DOE’s Water Power Technologies Office: What's on the Horizon?
Session 7B: Electricity Markets in the West: Evolving Changes and What They Mean for Hydropower
Session 7C: Relicensing: Good Practices for Working with Agencies and Stakeholders
Session 8A: New Infrastructure Funding - Breaking Down the Details
Session 8B: Words That Work - Communicating the Value and Role of Pumped Storage
Session 8C: Decommissioning Decisions
Special Keynote Address: The Honorable Malcolm Turnbull, Former Prime Minister of Australia The Ignored Crisis within the Crisis: Why Pumped Storage Hydro Is Critical to Meeting Net-Zero Carbon Goals
Session 9: Plenary Session: Opportunities and Challenges for Waterpower Globally: What Can We Learn from Successes around the World?