Workforce Development for U.S. Hydropower: Key Trends and Findings

David Keyser, Suzanne Tegen

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


Hydropower has long been the nation's largest source of renewable energy, and the future U.S. hydropower workforce will play an important role in the future of the U.S. electricity grid. This report provides a brief assessment of the current U.S. hydropower industry workforce and educational programs, as well as potential future hydropower workforce needs.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages24
StatePublished - 2019

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-6A20-74313


  • attrition
  • hydropower
  • retirement
  • workforce


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