An impulse turbine, the most common type of small water turbine, works by using a pressurized water jet to turn a wheel called a runner. The runner then turns a shaft attached to the alternator or generator that generate... More »

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Water turbines produce electricity from kinetic energy by using the force of falling water to stimulate an electric generator. There are two types of water turbines: impulse turbines and reaction turbines. According to t... More »

A small water turbine uses the water in a small river or stream to generate electricity. Connecting this turbine to a home's electrical grid can provide power for the home, reducing the residents' reliance on the public ... More »

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A small water turbine uses the water in a small river or stream to generate electricity. Connecting this turbine to a home's electrical grid can provide power for the home, reducing the residents' reliance on the public ... More »

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Hydroelectric energy is generated by water flowing over a turbine, which turns an electric generator and creates current. The force that moves the turbine comes from the flowing or falling water, and the turbine continue... More »

Hydroelectricty is produced when moving water turns a turbine that connects to a generator. In most instances, a dam stores water and releases it through a channel to turn the turbine. More »

A generator works by converting mechanical energy supplied by an engine into electrical energy, using the principles of Faraday's law of magnetic induction. Magnetic induction is caused by moving a magnet near a conducto... More »

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