Hydroelectricity

"Electricity obtained from hydropower. Most hydroelectric power comes from the potential energy of dammed water driving a water turbine and generator. Less common variations make use of water's kinetic energy or undammed sources such as tidal power. Hydroelectricity is a renewable energy source." (ScienceDirect, 2019)

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ScienceDirect. "Hydroelectricity". Accessed February 23, 2019. Available at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/hydroelectricity.htm

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