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Unformatted text preview: improve navigation on a river • Relatively low operations and maintenance costs, • The technology is reliable and proven over time Guiding Principles 2: Innovate and be Creative Guiding Principles 8: Hydro Energy Doesn’t Pollute • Fuel is not burned so there is minimal pollution • Water to run the power plant is provided free by nature • Hydropower plays a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions • It's renewable - rainfall renews the water in the reservoir, so the fuel is almost always there...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2009 for the course ENGINEERIN 120 taught by Professor Reinkens during the Spring '09 term at Washington State University .
- Spring '09