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Hydrokinetic Energy Resources and Technology Overview

The United States has more than 12,000 miles of coastline and many rivers. Hydrokinetic energy potentially can be used to generate electricity at both large and small scales.

Hydrokinetic energy technologies composite photo. Sources: EERE, http://ocsenergy.anl.gov, BOEMRE

Follow the links below to learn about hydrokinetic energy and how it can be used to generate electricity; the geographic distribution of hydrokinetic energy resources in the United States; hydrokinetic energy technologies; and primary components of hydrokinetic energy systems.