NHA Waterpower Week in Washington, DC – April 25-27, 2016
The all-new NHA Waterpower Week in Washington will present three events under one roof showcasing the entire world of waterpower. Make plans to attend these dynamic events: National Hydropower Association Annual Conference, International Marine Renewable Energy Conference (IMREC) and Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS) taking place at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., April 25-27, 2016.
IMREC is an important and unique event to bring together individuals interested in marine energy to share challenges, find solutions, and continue to move this industry forward. Session titles and descriptions are now available on the IMREC website and topics are listed below.
The 4th annual METS will provide a venue where technical experts can publish and present wave and water current energy research that helps accelerate the pace of technology development.
Topics being discussed at the IMREC event include:
- Financing instruments and U.S. Federal R&D funding
- Best management practices
- Global regulatory developments regarding marine renewable energy
- U.S. and international marine energy projects
- Environmental monitoring
- Design tools
- Testing infrastructure
- Offshore safety and construction
- Evolving technology trends and markets
- Wave and water current energy research
NHA is the official trade association for hydropower in the United States. By forming a council focused on Marine Energy, NHA is bringing the conventional and marine energy industries together under one roof and bringing them all together for one event offering three concurrent conferences.