H.R.1967: Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act

Author's Summary: "To amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs."

IB's Summary: This bill adds a clause to the Reclamation Act to allow for "pumped storage hydropower," which uses dams as a battery (by pumping water upstream using some form of power, often renewable, then releasing the water to generate electricity when the energy is needed).


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