Origins of a global industry Part Two: The arrival of electricity

Origins of a Global Industry is a special three-part series describing the historical background and some of the pioneers responsible for shaping the hydropower industry as we know it today. This second part focuses on the coming of electricity and the way it transformed the role of the water turbine from being a local source of mechanical power to a universal form of energy. The final part will look at the role that hydropower has played in the making of some nations.

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