Small-Scale Hydropower: An Inside Look at Making Renewable Energy

Sarah Hill-Nelson, co-owner of the Bowersock Mills and Power Co. in Lawrence, Kan., talks about low-impact hydropower and the great potential of this type of renewable energy.

Hydropower generator
Sarah Hill-Nelson shows off one of the plant’s seven generators. The plant is rated at 2.35 megawatts (MW). On a good day, it produces enough electricity to power about 1,800 homes.
MEGAN PHELPS