What it's all about
Some Concerns for Wildlife and the Environement
So how much does hydroelectric power cost?
Development of Hydroelectric Energy
FERC regulates approximately 2,300 hydroelectric producing dams. In addition, there are approximately 240 federal dams that produce hydroelectric power. Thus, there are a total of approximately 2,540 hydroelectric dams.
Lester Allan Pelton invented/contributed greatly to the idea and making of hydropower in the old west and world-wide.
Hydropower used to be, and still is, a very popular energy source world-wide.