Electricity Hydrokinetic Power

Length: About 11 minutes
Subscription: 15 days
Cost: $59.00
Prerequisites: None

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

What you will learn

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


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