How Francis Reaction Turbines Work (Hydropower)

– [Narrator] What we’re looking at now is a Francis runner. See that the water comes in from the right-hand side and it’s delivered to the runner radially. The Francis-type runner is actually a mixed flow turbine. The water is allowed to enter radially because it comes in from the sides, is drawn into the […]

How Pumped Storage Power Plants Work (Hydropower)

– [Instructor] So in this lesson, we’re going to have a look at a special type of hydropower plant known as a pumped storage power plant. We’ve already looked at how various types of hydropower plant work, and this type is not much different from some of the others we’ve seen. However, it’s got quite […]