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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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India is permitted to construct the Kishenganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric power plants on Jhelum and the Chenab rivers as specified in the Indus Waters Treaty.
The Mindanao grid was placed on red alert the other day due to the isolation of the Agus 1 and Agus 2 hydroelectric power plants - the second time this week the grid was placed on alert.
The Council of State Board of Administrative Cases approved a decision on Thursday to cancel a "EcED approval" by a local court for the Uzundere hydroelectric power plant (HES) in the Black Sea coastal province of Rize, one of several plants planned for the region.
"We have briefed the visiting Omani delegation on capability of Iranian companies to build hydroelectric power plants on dams and modern sewage treatment in the Sultanate," Director General of Engineering Affairs Department of Iranian Ministry of Energy Bahram Nezamolmaleki said after a meeting with Omani Minister of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources Ahmed Bin Abdullah Al Shahi on Saturday.
19 existing hydroelectric power plant will be modernized until 2020, said Akhmedov.
ANIL Ambani Group company Reliance Power (RPower) has signed an initial agreement to acquire all the three hydroelectric power plants of Jaiprakash Associates Limited.
PCC DEG Renewables is currently making investments in wind plants and hydroelectric power plants in BiH, Macedonia and Bulgaria.
Pointing to Turkish investors' interest in Georgia, Yildiz said Turkish entrepreneurs aimed at making a remarkable contribution to the construction process of hydroelectric power plants and production lines in this country.
International Resource News-October 12, 2010--Turkey's hydroelectric power plants production capacity to be 1,000 MW by 2010(C)1994-2010 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
The Republic of Srbska government in Bosnia and Herzegovina will call a tender for the selection of strategic partners of the entity's power utility Elektroprivreda RS for the construction of 4 hydroelectric power plants on the upper basin of river Drina by the middle of August, RS industry minister Slobodan Puhalac said.
In addition, the study has also defined dam sites, provided recommendations for the design of the hydroelectric power plants and calculated preliminary cost estimates for their construction.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on Monday launched a panel to study ways to promote the construction of small to medium-sized hydroelectric power plants as part of Japan's efforts to fight against global warming.