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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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Therefore, for proper design of a hydropower station, a vital prerequisite is the calculation, analysis, and forecast of the flow field surrounding the runner when the hydraulic turbine exit the runaway state.
Zam Hydropower Station on the Yarlung Zangbo River, became fully operational on Tuesday and is expected to produce 2.
The reduced price is the result of mounting transmission lines from Ta Tai hydropower station to them via the government's loan to Electricity of Cambodia (EDC) worth $22 million to be approved by the National Assembly.
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The dam, designed with eight 800,000-kW generators, will have a total generating capacity only following the Three Gorges Dam and the Xiluodu hydropower station in the country.
Four armed people attacked the Baksanskaya hydropower station in the Kabardino-Balkaria region at 01:00 GMT, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a statement.
HERAT CITY (PAN): The construction of a major Indian-funded hydropower station in western Herat province should be finished in a year and a half, three decades after the Afghan government conceived the project, an official said Wednesday.
Paulinus Shilamba, the head of Namibia's state-owned utility firm, NamPower, says: "After a series of delays, the project, which includes a hydropower station and a storage dam in the Kunene river, is expected to be ready by 2017.
At least 54 people are reported missing after an explosion at Russia's largest hydropower station killed eight workers.
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ON's plans to invest some SEK100m in the hydropower station over the next few years.
A Cambodian hydropower station destroyed during the country's long civil war in the 1970s was relaunched for business Wednesday after being completely renovated.