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hydroelectricity

[¦hī·drō·i‚lek′tris·əd·ē]
(electricity)
Electric power produced by hydroelectric generators. Also known as hydropower.

Hydroelectricity

Electricity that is produced when falling water turns generators. It is a renewable energy source derived from gravity and rain. Very small generation facilities, producing up to 50 kilowatts, are called micro-hydro.
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States that have hydro-electric facilities include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Lauding it as a significant development, the state chief minister Tuki said it would contribute towards meeting human resources required for the several hydro-electric projects coming up in the state.
He added: "The archive would give us the chance to tell the full story in a better way of Cragside and its hydro-electric system as it is information we have never had before.
The plants are 35 kilometres from the Sorang hydro-electric plant, in which TAQA acquired a stake last year.
On the occasion, Prime Minister AJK, Abdul Majeed constituted a committee to work out a strategy for power generation and present its report in the meeting of the Hydro-electric Board.
MEC has further hydro-electric projects in negotiation
It is the first large-scale hydro-electric project for 50 years.
The government says it wants to nearly treble the amount of electricity generated by hydro-electric schemes such as the Three Gorges Dams project.
Hydro-Electric has changed working practices at a site near Balmoral after the Dark Bordered Beauty moth set up home there.
Hydro-electric projects could become a main source of economic self-sufficiency for Northern Ontario First Nations.
BRIGGS, CEO of BANGOR HYDRO-ELECTRIC (BGR), describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.
The rivers of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Tripura, Nagaland and Manipur account for the major portion of the total potential sources for hydro-electric power in India.