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Natel Energy

Enabling climate resilient hydropower while maintaining the health of watershed ecosystems and the communities who surround them.

Employees 21–50
Headquarters Alameda, California, United States
Natel Energy has developed three systems enabling cost-effective production of low impact, distributed, reliable renewable energy, while maintaining the health of watershed ecosystems and the communities who surround them. HydroEngines are designed for high flows at low heads, generating electricity at or less than $0.05 for project sites as small as 1 MW. Restoration Hydro is an innovative development framework that incorporates the concept of biomimicry in the form of low-head, strategically-sited structures proven to restore watershed and ecological function. Upstream is a software platform providing services to monitor and measure natural resources for efficient project implementation. It allows for more efficient siting, screening, development, monitoring, and operation of sustainable, distributed hydropower, as well as accurate, up-to-date analysis of water resources for water managers, investors, and conservation entities.

Currently Operating in Five Regions

Press Mentions

July 13, 2024

What new hydropower tech says about climate action


July 11, 2024

Natel Energy Making Hydropower Plants More Fish Friendly And

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July 8, 2024

How an Oregon Hydro Project's Fish Passage Data Helps Inform the Industry - National Hydropower Association

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July 5, 2024

The Curious Case of Hydropower: A Tale of Innovation and Environmental Balance

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June 10, 2024

Gia Schneider confirmed as IHA board member

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April 27, 2024

Planning Board Approves Natel Expansion at Alameda Point

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Work at Natel Energy

Posted January 9, 2024

Hydraulic Design Engineer

Alameda, CA, USA

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