This dataset provide updates to some of the key metrics included in the 2014 Hydropower Market Report. The data represents the quantitative baseline on the distribution, capabilities, and status of hydropower and pumped storage hydropower in the United States revealed in the Hydropower Market Report (2015 updates). EIA form 920/921/923 (http://www.eia.gov/electricity/data/eia923/) is the primary sources of derived data. The Hydropower Market Report aims to fill the existing gap regarding publicly available, comprehensive information on the U.S. hydropower fleet and the industry that supports it and develops new projects.
The updated content covers the following topics:
• Installed capacity and generation trends
• Expenditures on rehabilitation and upgrades to existing hydropower fleet
• Dec 31, 2015 snapshots of the hydropower and pumped storage hydropower project development pipeline
• Hydraulic turbine imports and exports
• Policy drivers
The last year of data will be 2014 or 2015 depending on the calendar of data releases followed by the agencies and commercial providers used as sources.