Make A Splash Photo And Video Contest ends 17 November 2023

Deadline: 17 November 2023. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office recently launched the Make A Splash Photo and Video Contest!

The contest invites photographers and videographers of all proficiency levels to submit photos and videos of water power that showcase the scope and potential of this renewable energy resource. Submissions should portray the latest advancements in water power technologies, research and development activities, and infrastructure. The contest also seeks to capture the people and communities advancing, and/or benefiting from, water power.

The contest is open now through Nov. 17, and winners will be awarded up to $2,000 for a photo or video in one of nine categories. Please see the official rules for more on categories, eligibility, and submission requirements.

We hope to see photos and videos from you, your organization, and/or your network!


27 prizes will be awarded from a cash prize pool of $31,500. There will be three awards per category—grand prize, second place, and third place—and the following amounts will be awarded to each winner:

Grand Prize: $2,000
Second Place: $1,000
Third Place: $500

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