An overview of fish passage tests conducted with PNNL at our hydropower plant in Monroe, Oregon in the fall of 2020.
Turbine: 190cm diameter RHT at 5m head, 130 rpm
Quantity: 60 treatment, 59 control releases
Species: Rainbow trout, 200-400 mm length
Results: 100% immediate and 48h survival of turbine-passed fish
For more information on our fish passage testing, please visit https://www.natelenergy.com/fish-passage.
Freedom Falls RHT is installed and operational, fish passage testing is ongoing, Natel received a DOE grant to research Restoration Hydro, and Upstream Tech launched HydroForecast.
Bloomberg reports on Natel's collaboration with developer MyHydro to supply fish-safe distributed hydropower to the Democratic Republic of Congo.