Hydropower

Mateo, Bryan, John

What is hydropower and how do we use it.

Hydropower is energy made by water rushing out of the hydropower plant.We use hydropower when needed ,the workers open the gates when needed energy and close the gate when not needed.


Advantages

1 .Once dam constructed electricity can be produced at a constant time.2 .Dams are designed to last decades.3 . The build up of water on the lake means that energy can be stored until needed.


Disadvantages

1.Wydro electric can chang temperture of the river.

2.The high cost of dam cons truction means that the must operate for many decades to become profitable.

3.The flooding of large areas of land means that the natural environment is destroyed.


Where to find it in Texas

We find a dam of hydropower in Texas at lake Austin .