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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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The cost of one hydropower plant in soms will make 160 billion som at the current exchange rate.
Together with the state-owned investment fund Norfund, Statkraft now owns and operates nine hydropower plants in the country, with a total capacity of 443 MW and an annual power production of about 2500 GWh.
Stortemelk hydropower plant will be constructed between two dams and this will not affect their operations or stability.
Construction of the Karakul hydropower plant is estimated at $25 million, planned capacity - 18 MW.
We plan to increase this number even further in the future by improving fish protection at existing hydropower plants."
The Dovikfoss hydropower plant was built in 1975 and exploits a head into the 48km long river named Drammenselva.
The Russian side is not satisfied with delayed preparation of the documentation by Kyrgyz authorities and their general treatment of construction of the Kambar-Ata-1 hydropower plant, which is primarily needed by Kyrgyzstan itself, reported the Izvestiya newspaper earlier.
The Sebzor hydropower plant is being constructed within the framework of the program of construction of small hydropower plants at the expense of domestic and foreign investors for the period of 2009-2020.
Since the construction of the Roghun hydropower plant has been carried out since 1986, financing of this project does not comply with the policy of international financial institutions," Nouraliyev said.
Muzaffarabad [Pakistan-occupied Kashmir], July 30 (ANI): Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) to protest against the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower plant and construction of other dams in the region.People shouted anti-Pakistan slogans, saying that the project is meant to serve the interests of other provinces, especially Punjab.
The operationalisation of 960 megawatt NelumJehlum hydropower plant and 1400 megawatt Tarbella extension have not tilted the balance towards hydel electricity in the overall energy mix.
However, they warn that the construction of two hydropower plants is planned on the Doljanka River, and on behalf of the association for the protection of Doljanka River from Jablanica, DA3/4anan A aA!ic said that, in a few months, the mini hydropower plant should be put into operation, and this is a river where citizens used to swim, hang out and fish.