hydropower intro

hydropower intro - lighting to the public. 12.5 kW....

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9/24/11 Hydropower Worldwide, an installed capacity of 777 GW supplied 2998 TWh of hydroelectricity in 2006. 20% of the world's electricity, and accounted for about 88% of electricity from renewable sources.
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9/24/11 Hydro power: dates back to medieval period. Auburn and surrounding area: accessible hydro power important aspect in early development (“Fall line”) First hydro electric plant: Appleton, Wisconsin, 1882, two years after Edison demonstrated incandescent
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Unformatted text preview: lighting to the public. 12.5 kW. Largest: Three Gorges Dam complex 9/24/11 Current use of hydropower 9/24/11 Major schemes under construction Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/24/11 Proposed 50,000 MW project (?) 9/24/11 9/24/11 Basic Principles 9/24/11 9/24/11 Francis Turbine: Grand Coulee 9/24/11 Francis Turbine: Three Gorges 9/24/11 Guide vanes Low flow Full flow 9/24/11 Kaplan Turbine: Bonneville 9/24/11 Pelton wheel...
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