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Digital Twins for Hydropower

PNNL and ORNL are working together on Digital Twins to modernize the U.S. hydropower plant fleet, which will reduce operating costs, improve reliability, reduce downtime, enhance grid resiliency, and reduce environmental impacts.
INITIATIVE

HydroPASSAGE

The HydroPASSAGE project addresses hydropower challenges, which include efforts to improve environmental performance of hydropower.

HydroWIRES

HydroWIRES initiative helps water stakeholders reap the full benefit of hydropower’s superpower: versatility

IrrigationViz

IrrigationViz is a visual decision-support tool that provides users with high-level estimates for irrigation modernization projects, such as concrete lining for a canal or replacing a canal with a pipeline.
PROGRAM

Lidar Buoy Program

PNNL administers two research buoys for the U.S. Department of Energy that allows collection of wind meteorological and oceanographic data off the nation's coasts.

Ocean Dynamics & Modeling

PNNL's Ocean Dynamics Modeling group studies coastal processes such as marine-hydrokinetic energy, coastal circulations, storm surge and extreme waves, tsunamis, sediment transport and nutrient-macroalgal dynamics.
PROGRAM

Tethys

PNNL researchers developed and manage the online database Tethys to actively collects and curates information on the environmental effects of wind and marine energy.

Triton

The Triton Initiative was created to help the marine energy industry better understand the environmental impacts of marine energy devices.