The world’s first hydroelectric power plant illuminated the house of H.J. Roger and a nearby building on Sept. 30, 1882. Today more than 2,000 hydropower plants generate clean, reliable energy across America. This was possible due to the frequent innovations that were observed in this field of technology. "But for water power to realize its full potential, innovative technologies are needed to meet new challenges and harness new resource types, from streams to the ocean"( OEERE ) and many other such novel technologies which will enable the concept of Water To Wire Technology. Below are the three promising water power technologies under research now: Helicoid Penstocks "The spiral-shaped design of human blood vessels to create a similarly shaped penstock pipe."( HSW ) The helicoid penstock is similar to a rifle barrel through which water flows and the penstock began to spin. The spiraling pipe provides additional energy and injects the water directly into the turbi
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