- Groundbreaking Hydro and I AM Hydro Prizes

Katie Jackson, Tessa Greco, Scott DeNeale

Research output: NRELPresentation


The Hydropower Geotechnical Foundations Prize ("Groundbreaking Hydro Prize") offered a total of $300,000 in cash prizes to elicit and advance innovative concepts for low-head (up to 30 ft of hydraulic head) hydropower geotechnical foundation technologies. The Innovations in Advanced Manufacturing for Hydro (I AM Hydro) prize sought to identify new ideas with the potential to have a disruptive impact in the hydropower industry and offered up to $250,000 in cash prizes.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages18
StatePublished - 2022

Publication series

NamePresented at the U.S. Department of Energy Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) 2022 Project Peer Review, 25-29 July 2022

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-5700-83349


  • groundbreaking
  • hydropower prize
  • I AM Hydro
  • WPTO peer review


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