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hydroelectricity

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(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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WATER WORKS from left, Selset Reservoir, a Kielder Water dam and Bran Sands POWERFUL Kielder Reservoir, home to England's biggest hydroelectric station
He said that WASA water experts had prepared initial report for the Chakera hydroelectric station and District Coordination Officer (DCO) Najam Ahmad Shah visited the site and appreciated the idea of WASA experts.
POWERFUL A hydroelectric station is to be built at Selset Reservoir, near Barnard Castle in County Durham, as part of a power partnership between Northumbrian Water and RWE npower renewables.
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and PPL's one-third share in Safe Harbor Water Power Corporation, owner of the 421-megawatt Safe Harbor Hydroelectric Station on the Susquehanna River in Conestoga, Pa.
The nearest session of the Kyrgyz-Russian intergovernmental commission will consider the aspects related to Russia's loan extended for construction of the Kambarata hydroelectric station, Russian Embassy spokesman Viktor Harchenko told CA-News.
The affected projects include a hydroelectric station at Twin Falls, northwest of Manitouwadge, three-megawatt hydroelectric developments in Dryden and on Finlayson Lake near Atikokan and a fish-processing project in Elliot Lake involving four five-megawatt generating stations.
The Ministry of Energy and Mines has given approval for the hydroelectric station Raaxha in Alta Verapaz, with capacity to generate 10 MW for a period of 50 years, reports Elperiodico.
US$100 million will directed for construction of the Kambar-Ata-2 hydroelectric station.
Kimberly-Clark and the New York Times are threatening to reshape the mill unless it can quickly sell the Smoky Falls hydroelectric station to Ontario Hydro for $133.
The 249-megawatt PPL Holtwood hydroelectric station in Martic Township, Lancaster County.
Panama is looking for a private partner to invest $600 million in the construction of the hydroelectric station Changuinola II.