The photovoltaic effect is the creation of voltage or electric current in a material upon exposure to light.
Renewable Energy in British Columbia
Hydroelectricity is the production of electricity through the utilization of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the largest source of power in British Columbia.
Wave power utilizes the kinetic energy in the ocean's waves to create electricity.
Tidal power is the only form of power that utilizes the gravitational potential between the Earth and the Moon.