Renewable Energy in the Nation of Panem

James Lai


In the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, the destruction of a single hydroelectric dam leaves the Capitol of the nation of Panem with no electrical power. In this paper, measurements of the hydroelectric dam are used to calculate its power output in order to estimate the power consumption in the Capitol, calculated to be 15.84MW.


Film; Physics; Hydroelectric energy; Power-Energy; The Hunger Games

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