Hydroelectricity

Angelina Katy Sebastian

How Is It Formed? How Is It Used?

hydroelectricity is generated by turbines. Water turns the turbines to make electricity. Hydroelectricy is used to power lots of things. It can be used to cook things with an oven or light up your house.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Some advantages are that dams are a great way to make renewable electricity without any unwanted pollutants. There are some disadvantages too. For example, dams can be very expensive to build. They can also destroy underwater habitats and kill fish.

Different Dams

Three Gorges Dam is the largest dam in the world (22,500 MW)

Where is this energy created?

Hydroelectricy is generated by dams. Dams are usually in rivers and/or lakes.