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Harnessing Hydropower

Source: Western Area Power Administration

Description: a 20-page PDF providing an overview of hydropower

Topics explored: history of hydropower, water and energy, transmission, turbines and generators, the power grid

Education Level

• High School

• College

• Graduate School

Resource Type

• Visualizations, Animations, Videos, Games


• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Hydrology