Chris Iovenko writes in The Washington Post on retrofitting current dams to produce hydropower.
- As the western United States faces drought, the Midwest and South could be posed for a hydropower boom.
- Hydropower advocates argue that retrofitting current dams to produce power could allow us to generate more clean, renewable energy.
- While federal investments are necessary, policymakers would be wise to reduce permitting and licensing regulations for current and new hydropower plants.
Read the full article here.