How is Electricity Generated?

Duration: 4 hours

Hydropower, or power from moving water, is an old form of energy generation for humans. Waterwheels are a simple form of this type of energy generation and capture. Yet there are many ways to generate electricity. In the past, these have been inefficient compared to producing electricity from coal. Recent innovations, however, have let us to return to greener energy generation methods. In this course, you will learn about different methods of generating electricity, including solar, hydro, and wind.


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