Thesis: Efficiency of Hydro Power

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Hydropower is the largest source of renewable energy used today. As well as being the largest it is also the most efficient way of producing electricity. Hydropower produces almost 97% of the world renewable energy. These numbers alone demonstrate the type of lead that hydropower has over it’s competitors, wind and solar power. This renewable energy does not have negative effects on the environment after it’s construction process, therefore meaning no air pollution is produced.

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Thesis: Hydroelectricity Generation

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Since the generation of hydroelectricity is the most commonly used form of renewable energy in the world it is important to know how hydroelectricity is actually formed. Before we delve into this however it is first equally important to know the hydrologic cycle which provides the earth with water. In the beginning of this cycle, water from the atmosphere reaches the earth through precipitation. Some this water eventually evaporates but most of it enters the soil and remains there.  Rain water and water from melting snow caps eventually reach reservoirs such as lakes, ponds and oceans which complete the cycles since water constantly evaporates from there as well.

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Thesis: Einstein as a Dedicated Pacifist

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Einstein was a dedicated pacifist. He and several other scientists signed a peace manifest during the First World War in an effort to end hostilities. He also supported many other causes such as the release of political prisoners and the importance of democracy. He felt that any society that forced its law upon its citizens was merely forcing them to act in the lowest forms of morality (Fred Soto, 2007).

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Thesis: Advantages of Hydro Power

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There are many advantages in the use of hydro power energy as a source to provide electricity for a population as it is virtually free after dams are successfully constructed. We don’t have to worry about pollution and waste due to the fact that it does not produce any, unlike other power plants which burn coal to generate our electricity. Also Hydro Power is more trustworthy than other forms of power such as wind and solar. This is because wind and solar power are not continuous and can change with the seasons. In fact the use of wind or solar energy is not even reliable on an hourly basis. At certain times the high demand for electricity may not coincide with the peak production of electricity. Since these forms of energy cannot be stored for long term usage, this makes the constant use of this type of energy unreliable. Additionally, the best areas for collection of this energy exist far from the areas where it is supplied. Thus the creation of new transmission lines to supply these homes with this form of energy unfeasible. However, if we consider that these forms of energy can be used to supplement hydro-electricity during peak hours where more electricity is required. Then the use of them becomes feasible as well (United States Department of the Interior; Bureau of Reclamation; Power Resources Office, 2005).