Hydroelectric Power Stations

Learning objectives

  • Describe a variety of hydroelectric plant construction designs
  • Define the principles of hydropower operations
  • Explain the purpose of various hydroelectric plant components

Course overview

Hydroelectric power generating stations have a variety of construction designs. The Hydroelectric Power Stations training course identifies a station's major components. It examines hydroelectric power station operations, describes variations, and explains the common components.

This online training course covers:

  • Dam designs
  • Principles of hydroelectric power generation
  • Upstream intake gate design features
  • Common hydroelectric generating station components
  • Water intake design

This course is part of the Hydroelectric Power Plant Operations training series.

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