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US Department of Energy Highlights the Success of Natel's FishSafe 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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FishSafe Turbines Are More Cost-Effective Than Exclusion Screens, Study Finds

Senior Hydropower Technical Associate Tatiana Marzan and researchers at ORNL found, through detailed analysis of costs associated with fish exclusion, that fishsafe turbines were more cost-effective.

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Meet Clean Energy Champion, Gia Schneider

Meet Clean Energy Champion, Gia Schneider

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WPTO Features Natel in Overview of Innovative Fish Passage Technologies

In this piece from DOE's Water Power Technologies Office Natel features as an example of a novel solution to improve downstream fish passage.