Hydropower 101 Webinar

A photo of white water cascading over rocks in a mountain stream.

Here you'll find a presentation on the basics of hydropower from the Tribal Energy Program Webinar presented on September 17, 2010, by Roger Taylor with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

View a video of the presentation below or download a copy of the presentation, Hydropower 101.

About the Presenter

Roger Taylor is the principal project manager with NREL's Tribal Energy Program. Over the past 30 years, his quest has been to expand and promote the use of renewable energy to support sustainable economic development both domestically and internationally. Along the way, he has worked in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy, other U.S. government agencies, the renewable energy industry, and various financing and development agencies. He was extensively involved in application of renewable energy systems to the needs of developing communities from 1992 to 2000, and over the last decade he has focused on tribal economic development. Prior to working for NREL, he spent 15 years working on the integration of renewables with electric utilities, which included 10 years working with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the EPRI-sponsored Power Electronics Applications Center.