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Hydroelectricity. Sophia Puertas Maria Vila. Introduction. The production of electrical power through flowing water Mountains, streams, rivers, clear lakes. Problem.

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hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity

Sophia Puertas

Maria Vila

introduction
Introduction
  • The production of electrical power through flowing water
  • Mountains, streams, rivers, clear lakes
problem
Problem
  • We capture and control this energy with dams, pumped storage stations, run-of the river hydroelectric stations, tidal power plants, underground power stations
materials
Materials
  • Turbines
  • Generators
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Data
  • The cost depends on the price of the construction of the dam and power plant equipment maintenenance, and as long as there is enough water to run it, it is only 9 cents per kilowatt hour
application
Application
  • Hydroelectricity is a source of energy that creates no pollution
  • It is inexpensive, renewable
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Benefits- flexible source of energy, renewable, low usage of power, lost cost, reduced CO2 emissions
  • Disadvantages- eco system damage, loss of land, methane emissions, failure risks, the need to relocate people
  • Concerns- serious environmental and social problems including habitat destruction, prevention of fish passage, displacement of local communities