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hydroelectric power


a form of energy generated by the conversion of free-falling water to electricity; the generation of electricity by using the motive power of water; also called hydroelectricity's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • The rivers have a high potential for the generation of hydroelectric power.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • We have made tremendous public investments in highways, hydroelectric power projects, soil conservation, and reclamation.

  • Development of other methods show that nitrates can probably be produced at less cost than by the use of hydroelectric power.

  • The other ten per cent according to the Commission's plan will be hydroelectric power.

    The Coming of Coal Robert W. Bruere

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