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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

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Find useful information about hydropower on the National Hydropower Association’s Web site, https://www.hydro.org, which features an overview of hydropower technologies, statistical data, upcoming hydropower industry events, a job board, and much more. Other good sources of information about hydropower and other renewable energy sources include the Water Power Technologies Office, https://www.energy.gov/eere/water/hydropower-basics, and the U.S Energy Information Administration, https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained. You can also learn about hydropower basics by visiting this Web site: https://www.eia.gov/kids/energy-sources/hydropower. Another great way to explore a career in hydropower is by talking to hydroelectric plant workers. Ask your school's career services office for help with setting up an information interview and be sure to create a list of questions to prepare for your talk.

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