As we know that hydro means water, So the generating station where the water potential energy is utilized at a high level for the generation of electrical power is known as a hydroelectric power station.
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The basic idea isn't new, but the process of modern hydropower conversion is high-tech. Today's hydropower plants are some of the coolest machines ever constructed. Find out how rushing water generates power.