Cromford’s eighteenth century water wheel in England and China’s impressive Three Gorges Dam are subtly connected. Even though they hardly look similar, they’re in fact two crafts of the same human skill: harnessing energy from earth’s blue gold, water.
Long-lasting and efficient energy
Flexibility and efficiency
Output from hydro power plants can be quickly adapted to suit new supply-based needs, while its kw/hour costs are very competitive.
The service life of an hydroelectric power plant can potentially span a century: ample time to generate sustainable energy aplenty.
Hydroelectric power plants are carbon neutral, representing a great advantage for both the environment and humankind’s wellbeing.
Frequently asked questions about hydroelectric
For centuries, the power of water has been harnessed to support communities’ economic development. But hydropower plants are also a way to avoid flooding and to reclaim wetlands. Today, almost 60% of the world’s green energy is generated by hydropower plants. Here are all the answers to your questions about this renewable energy source.