Overview

Recent Federal policies and legislation focus on moving the nation towards a cleaner energy economy that includes developing environmentally appropriate renewable energy projects involving solar, wind and waves, geothermal, biofuels, and hydropower. The 2010 Federal Memorandum of Understanding for Hydropower and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 direct the U.S. Department of Reclamation to evaluate development of new hydropower projects at Federally-owned facilities and upgrade or rehabilitate existing hydropower generation facilities, as a contribution to the nation's clean energy goals. The following data describes the facilities currently being operated that contribute to nationwide renewable energy strategies.

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Field Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
County String "Jackson"
Crest Elevation Real number In feet, missing values were imputed with a mean value of 4141.10 1520.0
Crest Length Real number 3800.0
Latitude Real number Missing values for the Latitude were imputed with a mean value of 36.278079019861529 42.4155
Longitude Real number Missing values for the Longitude were imputed with a mean value of -97.501892792978808 -122.7723
Name String "Agate Dam"
Organization String "Rogue River Basin"
State String "Oregon"
Structural Height Real number In feet, missing values were imputed with a mean value of 132.17 86.0
Watercourse String "Dry Creek"
Year Integer number 1965