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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 is
  • Types of hydropower technologies
  • How hydropower works
  • Diversion, impoundment, pumped storage, and tidal
  • Plant head
  • Turbine types
  • Hydropower interconnection
  • Types of hydrokinetic power
  • How hydrokinetic power works
  • How WEC power works
  • How CEC power works
  • Hydrokinetic technologies
  • Hydrokinetic interconnection
  • Key attributes: technology maturity, costs, grid integration, environmental concerns
  • Growth in hydropower
  • Market share
  • Resource potential
  • The future of hydropower

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

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