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The Journey of Hydropower: How Energy Moves from Nature to Your Home

Source: Bonneville Power Administration

Description: Watch this video and follow the journey of hydropower from a water drop falling as snow in the mountains to an energy watt traveling on an electricity superhighway to your doorstep. Learn why the Northwest has the cleanest energy in the nation and the important role hydropower plays in supporting other renewables like wind and solar.

Topics explored: carbon and energy production, dams, hydropower

Education Level

• High School

• Other Resources

Resource Type

• Visualizations, Animations, Videos, Games

Subject

• Env Science

Topic

• Energy Basics

• Hydrology

• Environmental Considerations

• Careers

• Hydropower Facilities