Encyclopedia > Hydropower

  Article Content

Hydropower

Hydropower harnesses the energy of moving or falling water. The term refers to a number of systems in which the water drives a turbine or waterwheel placed in streams or waterfalls.

See also:

Dam
Pelton wheel
Tyson turbine
Banki turbine
Hydroelectricity



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Chishti Order

... brought sufism to the town of Chisht, some 95 miles east of Herat in present-day Afghanistan. Before returning to the Levant, Shami initiated, trained, and deputized the ...