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An Overview of Hydroelectric Power Development | Original Article

Shambhu Ratan Awasthi in Anusandhan (RNTUJ-AN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research



In this paper, the challenges imposed by climate change and the role of hydropower in mitigating the impacts of climate change are discussed.  The outline of development made in  hydropower in India and the world are also explained.  There are hydropower projects that have completed more than 100 years and are still in operation. The main objective of hydro schemes has generally been a water management and to preserve and supply water for drinking, irrigation, industries, and hydroelectric power development. The working of hydropower plant along with the approach to control the voltage and frequency are included.