1. Environmental Impacts of Hydroelectric Power | Union

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    Hydroelectric power includes both massive hydroelectric dams and small run-of-the-river plants, both of which have associated environmental impacts.

  2. Hydroelectricity - Wikipedia

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    Most hydroelectric power comes from the potential energy of dammed water driving a water turbine and generator. The power extracted from the water depends on the ...

  3. Hydroelectric Power - The Renewable Energy Centre

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    Hydroelectric Power. We have been harnessing water to perform work for thousands of years. The Greeks used water wheels for grinding wheat into flour more than 2,000 ...

  4. Environmental Effects of Nuclear Power - Nuclear Tourist

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    In considering environmental effects, let's look at the effects on air, water, ground, and the biosphere (people, plants, and animals) - and let's also look at what ...

  5. Hydroelectric Power in California

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    Hydroelectric Power in California. Hydroelectric power is a major source of California's electricity. In 2014, hydroelectric power plants produced approximately ...

  6. Hydroelectric Power - dam, building, river, percentage ...

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    Environmental Protection Agency, U.S, Erosion and Sedimentation, Estuaries, Ethics and Professionalism, Everglades, Fish, Fish and Wildlife Issues, Fish and Wildlife ...

  7. What are the Negative Effects of Building Large ...

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    With the negative effects of building a large hydroelectric dam becoming apparent, we wonder whether it is worth it. In this article we discuss the need for building ...

  8. How Hydroelectric Power Works - ucsusa.org

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    Learn how moving water is converted into electricity in this comprehensive overview, including a discussion of the hydropower resource, its environmental and societal ...

  9. Nuclear power - Wikipedia

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    Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce ...

  10. Ontario Power Generation | Hydroelectric Power

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    Hydroelectric power is a timeless, renewable resource that has fuelled Ontario's economic growth since the beginning of the twentieth century and today accounts for ...