HYDROPOWER/MARINE

Hydropower refers to harnessing the force of falling or flowing water, including marine water, for useful purposes such as generating electricity or creating mechanical force.

Examples of Hydropower/Marine May Include:

Wave Energy

Waves travel up a ramp where the water is collected in a reservoir and then used to generate electricity.

Pumped Hydroelectric Storage

Water pumped uphill to a reservoir which can be released through a dam to generate electricity.

Wave Energy

Waves spin turbine blades to generate electricity.

JOBS IN NC (FTE)

FIRMS IN NC

$

REVENUE IN NC

Numbers current as of April 2017

Want to read more on hydropower/marine?

Visit our resources page for all things hydropower/marine.