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Hydroelectric Power

  • By: Kristen Casalenuovo
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Hydroelectric power is the electrical power generated from the gravitational potential energy of falling water. This well-established technology catapults water to the status of leading renewable energy resource for electrical generation in the United States and worldwide. ...

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