Undeniable Fact: Truly Shocking!
Saturday, October 07, 2006
Perhaps the most misunderstood form of energy production is the hydroelectric dam. Many people assume erroneously that energy is harnessed through electromechanical means, such as turbines and generators. Nope! The key to hydroelectric power lies instead in the thriving population of electric eels in all hydroelectric reservoirs. That's why you're not allowed to swim in them. So why the turbines? To aerate the water so that the eels can survive.