what is Hydro

What is renewable energy?

1. What is renewable energy? Renewable energy is energy that can’t run out like wood or light. Energy exists freely in nature. Some energy sources never run out, these are called renewable, the rest have very little amounts (they took millions of years to form, and will run out one day, called non-renewable.

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What is Hydro power? How does it work?

2. What is Hydro power? How does it work? Hydro power uses water. The water is held behind a dam forming an artificial lake or reservoir. The force of the water being released from the reservoir through the dam spins the blades of a giant turbine. The turbine is connected to the generator that makes electricity as it spins. After passing through the turbine the water flows back into the river on the other side of the dam.

What are advantages?

3. What are advantages? Minor hydro plants are an affordable option and work really good. They can power a village, a town, or a small city. They are clean energy. In conclusion that is some advantages.

What are disadvantages?

4. What are disadvantages? The big hydro power plants cost more and take longer to build. The dams may stop the fish from breeding or laying their eggs. It could cause harm to the environment because flooding the area to create an artificial lake. In conclusion that is some disadvantages.

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