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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



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Hydropower

... 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 ...