Seattle City Light — Where Does Your Electricity Come From? (closed caption)

The mountains outside of Seattle accumulate a lot of snow. This snowpack, all this frozen water, has been used by the city of Seattle for over a century as a source of stored energy. As the snow melts, gravity takes over and the water makes its way to the streams and rivers that feed the […]

About HERA

Olá, pessoal! Olá, pessoal! Em nome da PSR, Eu gostaria de dizer que nós estamos muito satisfeitos e honrados por termos sido selecionados como um dos finalistas do prêmio Energy and Innovation Awards 2019 Nos próximos minutos Vocês assistirão a um vídeo que preparamos Sobre o HERA O resultado de anos de trabalho duro que […]

What’s inside The Hoover Dam?

National Geographic: Big,Bigger,Biggest:Dam S02E08

mother On the waters of the Yangtze river, China rises the biggest concrete structure on the planet The three gorges dam is over two kilometers long and sixty storeys tall It has taken 40,000 workers over 17 years to build When it fully comes online, this one dam would produce over 20,000 MW of power […]

How A Massive Dam in China Slowed the Earth’s Rotation

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Start learning with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at China is just so dam crazy that the country has nine of the world’s twenty largest dams. They just love building big dams. Maybe because they make these fun […]

Arrowrock Dam: A Guided Tour

[music] Michael: Hi. My name is Michael Anselme, and I’d like to invite you on a virtual tour of Arrowrock Dam which is now 100 years old. [music] After its completion in 1915, Arrowrock Dam was the largest dam in the world. A project of this magnitude takes a lot of construction workers, and they […]

Lake Karapiro – Roadside Stories

[Archival audio, 1954] The Karapiro Dam is an example of state hydroelectric enterprise, one of ten great stations planned for the harnessing of the Waikato — the Dominion’s longest river. One million horsepower is the ultimate aim. [Narrator] Lake Karapiro is a man-made lake on the Waikato River. The area was flooded in order to […]

How Dams Work (Hydro Dams)

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project