Hydropower By: Katie Schoenecker
Statics  <ul><li>Hydropower generates electricity by using electricity generators to extract energy from moving water. </l...
More Statics  <ul><li>Contributes 24% of the worlds electricity supplying over 1 billion people with power </li></ul><ul><...
Hydropower Energy Works? <ul><li>Hydropower plants convert the energy in moving water to electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Hei...
Pros And Cons <ul><li>Is renewable  </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t produce air pollution  </li></ul><ul><li>No fuel is burned <...
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  1. 1. Hydropower By: Katie Schoenecker
  2. 2. Statics <ul><li>Hydropower generates electricity by using electricity generators to extract energy from moving water. </li></ul><ul><li>Hydropower is one of the oldest sources of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Also, hydropower is renewable energy source that produces the most electricity in the United States! </li></ul>
  3. 3. More Statics <ul><li>Contributes 24% of the worlds electricity supplying over 1 billion people with power </li></ul><ul><li>Providing electricity for 35 million households in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Is the most efficient form of energy production </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hydropower Energy Works? <ul><li>Hydropower plants convert the energy in moving water to electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Height of the waterfall and the volume of the flow determine the quantity of electricity generated </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pros And Cons <ul><li>Is renewable </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t produce air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>No fuel is burned </li></ul><ul><li>Cheapest source of electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Requires dams, which disrupt a rivers ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Is available only where there are rivers </li></ul>

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