Providing a regional forum for the hydropower industry


The Northwest Hydroelectric Association (NWHA) provides a regional voice for the hydropower industry, representing the needs of its membership since 1981.

NWHA is dedicated to the promotion of the region's waterpower as a clean, efficient energy while protecting the fisheries and environmental quality which characterize our Northwest region.

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2016 Annual Conference

February 16-18, 2016
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel
Portland, Oregon
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2016 Conference Registration Open!

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2016 Pumped Storage Workshop

February 18, 2016
This free workshop follows the NWHA Annual Conference at the Portland Marriott from 1:15 to 4:45 p.m.

Click here for the Agenda!

To attend please RSVP


2016 Technical Seminar

April 7-8, 2016
Pasco, Washington

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2016 Small Hydro Workshop

September 21, 2016 at Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA

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2015 Fall Workshop & Tour

October 14-15, 2015
sponsored by Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB)
Hilton Hotel, Eugene, Oregon
Tour EWEB's Leaburg facility

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NWHA Study

NWHA Completes the Regional Hydropower Potential Scoping Study for the Northwest Power and Preservation Council

NWHA is a Contributor to the
Clean Hydro Add Program
Developed for the Industry by
Northwest River Partners