Hydropower in canal called Energy 'Game-Changer'
June 26, 2017 / by Hannah DeSoto
“I’m ecstatic,” said Emily Morris, CEO of Emrgy Inc.“To see this first turbine installed is an incredible milestone.”
After years of careful planning and precise calculations, the first-ever use of hydropower in a shallow, slow-moving waterway in Colorado will soon be ready for business.
“We already have seven hydropower plants in our system, mostly at our dams,” said Ian Oliver, Denver Water source of supply manager. “This project is a new, sustainable way to generate energy and help offset power consumption costs.”
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