Useful Links

Army Corps of Engineers – The biggest Dam building organization in the U.S.

Center for Renewable and Sustainable Technology – CREST produces educational multimedia CD-ROMs and operates Solstice, an Internet service for the sustainable energy field.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network – This site contains an “ask an expert” location for any specific questions you might have as well as other useful information.

Energy Information Agency – discusses stage of development of renewable energy technologies around the globe

Energy Information for All 50 States

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – report on activities during the past year. Includes hydropower and other energy issues

Foundation for Water and Energy Education – includes a great step-by-step walk through a hydroelectric project. Recommended viewing to understand how a hydroelectric dam works

Hoover Dam – Take a virtual tour of the Hoover Dam

House Committee on Energy & Commerce

How Hydropower Works

Hydropower Facts

Hydroelectric Energy in Hawaii – a good description of hydropower

Kansas Corporation Commission

Kansas Rural Papers April/May 2008¬†–¬†Read more about RECs via an article in the Kansas Rural Papers

National Hydropower Association – Hydropower’s national trade association (go to their links page)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory – A brief overview of hydroelectric power

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Tennessee Valley Authority – a government-owned utility, the largest producer of electric power in the nation

Tuttle Creek Dam – Information on the main source of water for the Lower Kansas River including a proposed hydroelectric generating station.

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

U.S. Committee on Large Dams – Good Information and a nice article “The Benefit of Dams to Society”, reprinted from , July 1996.

Wisconsin HydroFacts – Nice general site, including “How Hydropower Works”

Zephyr Energy – Want to purchase green tags from Bowersock Mills. Check out this website.

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The previous Bowersock logo was adopted from one of the mill's first flour brands, Zephyr Flour. In its earliest operation, Bowersock served as a mill and a provider of mechanical power for the City of Lawrence...[more]

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