US Department of Energy Highlights the Success of Natel's Fish-Safe Turbine

September 12, 2022

“First, do no harm” is a phrase associated with health care professionals, but it also applies to sustainability practices. Clean energy deployment is as much about reducing harm (pollution) as it is about reducing costs, and when it comes to hydropower—which provides nearly one-third of renewable electricity generation in the United States and is growing—a key area of concern is the safety of ecosystems and species, especially fish.

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