How does hydropower work?

How does hydropower work?

It’s very reasonable to ask yourself, how does hydropower work? Before we get in to it however it’s worth knowing that hydropower is actually an older source of energy than fossil fuels like coal or gas. Before the idea of a power plant was conceptualized,...
What is the future of hydroelectricity in the UK?

What is the future of hydroelectricity in the UK?

Compared to the rest of the world, the UK generates a small amount of its electricity from hydropower, so the future of hydroelectricity in the UK is very rightly questionable. We have 4 major  hydropower stations in the UK that produce the most electricity. There are...
What is hydroelectricity?

What is hydroelectricity?

Hydroelectricity Hydroelectricity is power generated by the movement of water using generators. When water is released it is forced down pipes that lead to turbines causing them to turn. Generators are connected to these turbines so when they turn so does the...