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Hydro (Water) Power

Hydroelectric and Other Forms of Water Power

Hydropower merely involves harnessing energy from the movement of water. This harnessing can take many forms. One method that has been around for years is the use of waterwheels to power mills and machinery. More recently, dams have been developed for hydropower. Even more recently, people have been harvesting energy from the tides and ocean waves.

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Development History


[tidal -- slowing rotation]