See the exteriors of a hydroelectric dam, which captures flowing water and turns it into electricity.
See the interiors of a hydroelectric dam, which captures flowing water and turns it into electricity.
A hydropower system uses a dam to store river water in a reservoir. Water released from the reservoir flows through a turbine, spinning it, which then activates a generator to produce renewable electricity.
Water B-Roll Footage
This footage shows water power technologies. Learn more about EERE's work in this area at: energy.gov/eere/renewables/water.
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