power dam

power dam

[′pau̇·ər ‚dam]
(civil engineering)
A dam designed to raise the level of a stream to create or concentrate hydrostatic head for power purposes.
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The President of the Republic of Tanzania John Magofoli and Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli had previously witnessed the signing ceremony for the construction of a hydro power dam project in the Rufiji river basin in Selous Reserve, owned by the Tanzanian Ministry of Energy.
But all this changed when a Chinese-funded 120-megawatt hydroelectric power dam was built in 2010, as the water flow feeding Chhay Broy significantly slowed as a result of the Stung Atai hydroelectric dam sitting upstream.
It has been learnt that the inauguration ceremony of Mohmand hydro power dam was shelved due to the controversy on the issue of award of the contract of project.
The GERD set to become Africa's largest hydro power dam with a capacity of 6,450 MW upon its completion.
He was one of the main contributors to achieve the 'miracle of Han River' in Korea; the current highway systems in Korea were built by his company and the first hydroelectric power dam was built in SoYang and Choonchun, South Korea.
In addition, Kyrgyz delegation visited the Moses-Saunders Power Dam on the border between Canada and the United States to study their experience in water management and power generation.
"We express our sincerest condolences to the government and people of the Lao People's Democratic Republic following the collapse of the hydroelectric power dam," Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement.
The video game website also revealed that "Dam It" starts with the player finding his way into an airstrip and ends at a hydroelectric power dam.
"Their big focus was on construction of the power dam on the White River, now they're getting back into an operation they were traditionally involved in," he said.
In order to resolve the problems, they planned to construct a power dam in Sokhtok area on the outskirts of Neili City, said the ABS director.
The electricity dam that Ewoton is referring to is the famous, yet controversial, soon-to-be-completed Gibe III Hydro-electric Power Dam on River Omo in Ethiopia.
Around 21 kilometre of the Arniko Highway, two bridges at Khandichaur and Barabise, Bhote Koshi and Sun Koshi hydro power dam and their power houses and hundreds of hectares or agricultural, forest and grass land in the region are also exposed to GLOF risk.