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Length: 20 minutes
Subscription: 1 month - 12 months
Cost: $59 - $79
Prerequisites: None

This course addresses how hydropower energy works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of hydropower energy, and the future potential for hydropower. This hydropower training course is also included in the Renewable Energy Overview learning path.

What you will learn

  • What hydropower energy is
  • The methods and technologies used to generate hydropower
  • How the movement of water is converted to electricity
  • The current role of hydropower in the U.S. electric generation mix
  • The key attributes that determine the benefits, costs, and operational characteristics associated with hydropower
  • The potential role of hydropower in a region's overall electric generation mix
  • Key issues for the future growth of hydropower energy

Contact us at 866-765-5432 or e-mail for more information.

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