Electricity Hydro and Hydrokinetic Power

Length: About 40 minutes
Subscription: 15 days
Cost: $59.00
Prerequisites: None

This course addresses how hydro and hydrokinetic power works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of hydro and hydrokinetic power, and the future potential for hydro and hydrokinetic power. This module is also included in the full-length course Renewable Energy Overview.

What you will learn

  • What hydro and hydrokinetic power are
  • The methods and technologies used to generate hydro and hydrokinetic power
  • How the movement of water is converted to electricity
  • The current role of hydro and hydrokinetic power in the U.S. electric generation mix
  • The key attributes that determine the benefits, costs, and operational characteristics associated with hydro and hydrokinetic power
  • The potential role of hydro and hydrokinetic power in a region's overall electric generation mix
  • Key issues for the future growth of hydro and hydrokinetic power

 

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