Where Is Hydroelectric Power Used?


Hydroelectric power is one of the most popular power sources in use in the world today. The electrical charge generated from the power plants is used in various applications. Home, office and industrial uses are the most popular.
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Hydroelectric power is a specific type of electrical power that is generated through using water (typically falling water) to turn a turbine that spins turbines that generate electricity
Hydroelectric Power is used the same as power from coal or nuclear power plants.It can be used
Appleton, Wisconsin, is the site of the first hydroelectric generating plant in the United States. It was built in 1882.
The September 2008 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Renewable Energy Data Book explored where solar power is used most, both worldwide and within America.
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Hydroelectric power is used to produce seven to ten percent of the energy for the United States. Worldwide, five percent of the power needed is produced in this way. You can find more information here: http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/wuhy.html
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