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Hydroelectric Power Stations

Learning Objectives

  • Describe a variety of hydroelectric plant construction designs
  • Define the principles of hydropower operations
  • Explain the purpose of various hydroelectric plant components

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45 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the major components in a hydroelectric power station.  You will also examine the operations of hydroelectric power stations, describe variations among them, and explain the components common to each hydropower generating station.