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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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For the construction of hydro electricity power station, 115 households in Kamikeahi area are expected to be displaced.
2 billion rupees' Rs 25 billion for Neelum-Jhelum Hydro Electricity project' 14 billion for Tarbela expansion projection' 10 billion rupees for Karachi Nuclear Energy project whereas 42 billion rupees are allocated for Chashma III and IV projects.
a) Hydro electricity B) Nuclear power C) Wind turbines The first seven correct entries drawn at random will receive the prize as offered.
This water could have another useful roll on its journey downhill, to be forced through a series of turbines to create hydro electricity.
They are also demanding that the Tamil Nadu Government withdraw its petition against the granting of classical language status to Kannada, and to stop all construction work of the disputed Hogenakal hydro electricity project.
Dal" Grauer, who was President and Chairman of one of the largest private hydro electricity Corporation in North America.
The potential sites include Devil's Gorge Hydro Electricity Scheme along Zambezi River, upstream of Lake Kariba.
The money will be used to finance the development of two small scale hydro electricity schemes - a 15kW scheme at Llwmws Farm in Llangattock, and a 29.
2 billion rupees, Rs 25 billion for Neelum-Jhelum Hydro Electricity project, 14 billion for Tarbela expansion projection, 10 billion rupees for Karachi Nuclear Energy project whereas 42 billion rupees are allocated for Chashma III and IV projects.
Talking about load shedding in the province, he said that Khayber Pakhtunkhawa is major producer of hydro electricity and gas but still facing electricity and gas load shedding due to sharing of its production with other provinces.
Solar Voltaic panels produce electricity for domestic and commercial use with any surplus energy supplied to the National Grid, so also could hydro electricity be generated with the same principle and yet this method of generation is ignored by politicians, I wonder why ?
Muzzamil Hussain Sabri, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that per unit cost of hydro electricity generation was Rs1.