|generator:source = hydro|
|Hydroelectric power station|
|Used on these elements|
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Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used form of renewable energy.
Table generator:source=hydro with different methods
|Source / method||Description||Photo||Generator types|
|hydro||water-storage||Generator producing electricity with turbines fed by water coming from a lake behind a dam||francis_turbine, kaplan_turbine, pelton_turbine|
|water-pumped-storage||Generator producing electricity like generator:method=water-storage and additionally able to pump water from a lower lake to the storage lake when needed.||francis_turbine|
|run-of-the-river||Generator producing electricity with turbine using stream of a river (with no storage dam)||francis_turbine, kaplan_turbine, pelton_turbine|
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