HYDRO-POWER PLANT (OR HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT)
- Hydroelectricity is the conversion of the kinetic energy of water flowing through rivers or stored in a dam into electricity.
- Hydro-power plant: At a hydroelectric power house, the potential energy of water is first converted into kinetic energy which is then converted into electrical energy.
- It is a power plant that produces electricity by using flowing water to rotate a turbine (which drives the generator)
A hydro-power plant converts the potential energy of water stored in the reservoir of the tall dam into electric energy.