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Earth Month: Green Energy

An overview of environmentally-friendly ways to generate electricity and power our vehicles

Nimesh Patel

Nimesh Patel

Manager, Engineering Services

Nimesh Patel is a Manager of Engineering Services for Finning Canada.
Construction vehicles use hydraulics. Image © Djahan, iStockPhoto.com

Hydraulics 101

Hydraulics power many of the large machines you see around you.

How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

Put on your running shoes and sharpen your pencil! Investigate the mathematical connection between work and power in this hands-on activity.

Carillon Hydroelectric Power Station, Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Quebec

Generating Electricity: Hydroelectric Power

Learn how moving water can be used to generate electricity. This is called hydroelectric power generation.