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Mitigating Climate Change Impacts and the Role of Hydropower

July 13, 2023
Water and Environment (including Social Issues)

This panel addresses the external challenges, solutions and opportunities to hydropower in its role as a part of a sustainable energy future and enabler of low carbon transition in light of climate change. Topics include a) hydro and net zero goals, b)  hydro as a pathway to reduce greenhouse gasses, c) climate action goals, d) hydro’s contribution to flexibility and e)  hydro's role in the energy transition. 

Stuart Cohen, Researcher IV-Model Engineering - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Clayton Palmer, Environmental Protection Specialist - Western Area Power Administration
Shih-Chieh Kao, Program Manager, Water Power Program - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Henriette Jager, Senior Scientist - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Panel Moderator
Thushara De Silva
Thushara De Silva, Researcher - National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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