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hydroelectricity working model – electricity generation using rain water by harvesting it – diy science project
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Hydroelectricity is a form of electricity that is produced by using the kinetic energy of moving water to generate electricity.

A dam is a barrier built across a river or other body of water (on roof top) to create a reservoir. Water from the reservoir is released through a channel or pipe, called a penstock, and falls down to a lower elevation, creating kinetic energy. This kinetic energy is used to turn a turbine, which generates electricity.

Overall, hydroelectricity is a clean, renewable energy source that can be a reliable source of electricity, particularly in areas with abundant water resources.

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Rain Gutter POWER #1 – How to Harvest Free Energy From Your Roof with a Hydro Electric Generator!

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A lot of people wonder if there’s any power in the rain falling on our roofs. This video series starts with the theory of how much power is available then attempts to achieve it in practice. It was a lot of fun to BUILD, hopefully you enjoy it and learn something in the process.

For those in the comments that insist I didn’t compensate for the angle of the roof in the rainfall calculation, did I not say “once I calculate the horizontal distance…”?

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Harvesting hydro power from rain gutters! It sounds impossible but it works. This is part 1 of a video series on the theory and implementation of capturing hydro-electric power from the roof. For part 2 click here:

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This video gives an overview of a 500 W hydro power system in central Virginia with a spinning, no-clog water intake.