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PHI 346: Environmental Ethics: Hydroelectric Power

Hydroelectic power

An aerial view of a river with a waterfall showing the hydropower intake and outlet without the use of a dam


The Tazimina project in Alaska is an example of a diversion hydropower plant. No dam was required.


Hydropower is America’s leading renewable energy resource. Of all the renewable power sources, it’s the most reliable, efficient and economical.

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