|generator:source = hydro|
|Turbine of a hydroelectric power station|
|Used on these elements|
|Tools for this tag|
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.
Enclosed power plant
Single generator of a power plant
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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