Video: What is hydropower?

1 June 2021
Duration
27
Audio described version
Transcript

Ever wondered what hydropower is?

Well, when we move water from our major storage reservoirs, it travels downhill to our smaller reservoirs.

The pressure of the moving water spins the blades of a turbine. This powers a generator and produces electricity.

So we’re harnessing energy that would otherwise go down the drain.

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