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Hydroelectric energy

Published on 25 August 2020

Everything to know about hydroelectric energy.

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Transcript
00:01
Hydroelectric Energy
00:04
Hydro- electric Energy
00:04
How it works Cost
00:05
Power Source
00:05
Benefits
00:05
Uses
00:05
Why This
00:09
How it Works
00:11
Hydropower plants capture the energy of falling water to generate electricity. A turbine converts the kinetic energy of falling water into mechanical energy. Then a generator converts the mechanical energy from the turbine into electrical energy.
00:15
Hydropower is produced for an average of 0.85 cents per kilowatt-hour
00:16
It's a form of renewable energy that uses the water stored in dams, as well as flowing in rivers to create electricity in hydropower plants
00:20
Hydroelectric energy is renewable
00:22
Hydroelectric energy is renewable
00:24
Generating electricity with hydro energy is not polluting
00:27
Water Dam