Hydroelectric power http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Yellowstone's new hydroelectric plant is up and running http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/yellowstones-new-hydroelectric-plant-and-running <p></p><p></p><p>Yellowstone National Park is now generating one third of its electricity from a hydroelectric facility.&nbsp; Located near the Mammoth Hot Springs Headquarters, the plant’s engineers estimate that it will save the Park about $70,000 a year. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Park spokesman, Dan Hottle, says that the hydroelectric plant will also be good for the environment. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>“This is one example,” Hottle says, “of a project where we were able to cut our greenhouse emissions by almost 800 metric tons every year.”</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 01:24:44 +0000 Luke Hammons & Chelsea Biondolillo 36217 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Yellowstone's new hydroelectric plant is up and running