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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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Actions under the plan include $100 million reinvestment of Stanwell dividends to help fund the proposed hydro-electric power station subject to feasibility investigations, Mrs ORourke said.
We hope this recent case sends out a message to everyone in the hydro-electric industry - we will not tolerate those who seek to profit by breaking the law, damaging the environment and affecting other users of the watercourse.
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.
Providing an historic overview of Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (KHEP) case earlier, Shamila Mahmood, informed the participants that Pakistan acquired evidence of India's plans to divert the Kishanganga/Neelum River for purpose of power generation in late 80s.
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.
Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited first used an Elster Smart Metering solution in 2004 to comply with the Ontario government's Smart Metering initiative.
Glendoe will be Scotland's first conventional large-scale hydro-electric power station built since 1957.
The government says it wants to nearly treble the amount of electricity generated by hydro-electric schemes such as the Three Gorges Dams project.
On July 22, the Compagnie Nationale du Rhone (CNR-France) adopted a series of measures, including the creation of small hydro-electric power stations, in the framework of its missions of general interest, announced the Ministry of Transport.
BRITISH wildlife is being put at risk by the Icelandic government's decision to allow two hydro-electric schemes, wildlife campaigners claimed yesterday.
Hydro-Electric has changed working practices at a site near Balmoral after the Dark Bordered Beauty moth set up home there.