How to use Hydropower in a sentence
Hydropower as the method of converting a flow of water into electricity was first created in 1892.
Hydropower relies on the building of dams which can change the eco-system, natural flow of water and even displace wildlife and entire communities of people.
Hydropower works by converting flowing water into energy.
Harvesting hydropower poses a risk to fish and other aquatic life and when bioenergy comes from burning crops, harvesting the large amounts of crops needed to create fuel poses a risk to our food supply.
With hydropower, water is forced into a dam and then pushed through a large turbine that creates electricity.Advertisement
Hydropower is the production of energy from the flow of water.
Damless hydropower - This type of power is extracted from the natural flow of rivers.
Electricity generation in the country is mainly from clean hydropower.
Water energy, or hydropower, comes from the mechanical energy of the tides and waves.
Currently, hydropower is the most widely used source of alternative energy.Advertisement
Due to environmental constraints it is unlikely that we will see any further large scale hydropower sites developed in the UK.
The basement of the mill contains a watercourse which is perfect for modern micro hydropower technology capable of generating green electricity.
Hydropower relies on the planet's water cycle to produce electricity.
Hydropower is achieved by harnessing the energy of water from rivers and other large water sources.
In 2004, about US$30 billion was invested in renewable energy worldwide, excluding large hydropower (Figure 1 ).Advertisement
Research fields include small-scale hydropower, wind, solar, wave, and bioenergy as well as social dimensions of energy use.
Overtopping device An overtopping device An overtopping device uses the same principles as traditional hydropower plants in an offshore platform.
A different water usage exists in Norway, for example, where snowmelt runoff is utilized for hydropower generation.
Types of renewable energy include hydropower, geothermal energy, wind energy, solar energy, biomass, tidal energy, and hydrogen energy.
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that hydropower accounts for 6 percent of all electricity production in the United States, and nearly 70 percent of electricity generation from renewable energy sources.Advertisement
Already there are numerous hydropower plants in place, many with plans to expand or renovate in order to generate more energy for the region.
Unfortunately, solar power is intermittent and requires supplementation by other energy sources, such as hydropower or geothermal energy.