Hydro Energy

List of Hydro Energy Supply Companies

Welcome to Sustainable Homes Ireland's listing page for Hydro Energy Supply Companies in your area.






Some brief information on Hydro Energy.
This is for the future. The main technologies centre around the generation of electricity by converting the mechanical action of water into electricity by means of a generating turbine.

Two main types of Hydro Energy:

  • Falling Water - natural waterfalls or dams.
  • Wave Energy - mainly in open seas although it can also be feasible in some very large lakes.

Advantages of Hydro Energy:

  • Freely available energy year round.
  • Very low carbon footprint.
  • Not dependent on fossil fuel for electricity generation.
  • Lower energy bills.

Disavantages of Hydro Energy:

  • Very high installation costs.
  • Requires large volumes of water to be feasible.