EnergySmart School Inventors

EnergySmart School Inventors

Miniature Hydroelectric Power Plant

Links About Hydroelectric Power

Good sites about hydroelectric power:

Illustration A: A waterwheel moving counterclockwise due to the movement of a stream of water. Illustration B: A waterwheel moving clockwise due to water falling from a flue onto the top of the wheel.
Illustration of a typical hydroelectric dam; water from a reservoir moves through the intake gate, a penstock, a turbine and the outflow river. The turbine is located below the generator within the powerhouse, which in turn, is connected to powerlines.