By: Amanda Surratt
It is renewable
Where is it found?
How it produces energy for individuals and whole groups or communities
Uses for this energy
Products created through hydropower
Who use hydropower?
-the Greeks did use it
But only about 7% use it
What is the environmental impact?
-If electricity is not needed, the sluice gates can be shut, stopping electricity generation. The water can be saved for use another time when electricity demand is high.
-Dams are designed to last many decades and so can contribute to the generation of electricity for many years / decades.
- The lake that forms behind the dam can be used for water sports and leisure / pleasure activities. Often large dams become tourist attractions in their own right.
-The lake's water can be used for irrigation purposes.