hydroelectricity


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
click for a larger image
hydroelectric
The mechanical energy of moving water is transferred by a rotating turbine to a generator, where it is converted to electric energy and conveyed along transmission lines.

hy·dro·e·lec·tric

 (hī′drō-ĭ-lĕk′trĭk)
adj.
1. Generating electricity by conversion of the energy of running water.
2. Of, relating to, or using electricity so generated.

hy′dro·e·lec′tri·cal·ly adv.
hy′dro·e·lec·tric′i·ty (-ĭ-lĕk-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydroelectricity - electricity produced by water power
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Translations
كَهْرُباء مائيَّه
hydroelektřina
vandkraft
hidroelektromosság
rafmagn
hidroelektrahidroelektrinis
hidroelektroenerģija
hydroelektrina
akarsudan elde edilen elektrikhidroelektrik

hydroelectricity

[ˌhaɪdrəʊɪlekˈtrɪsɪtɪ] Nhidroelectricidad f

hydroelectricity

hydro-electricity [ˌhaɪdrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪti] nhydroélectricité f

hydroelectricity

[ˈhaɪdrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ] nidroelettricità

hydroelectricity

(ˈhaidrouelekˈtrisəti) noun
electricity produced by means of water-power.
ˌhydroeˈlectric (-ˈlek-) adjective
hydroelectric power stations.
References in periodicals archive ?
"Our use of hydroelectricity is part of our drive to achieve the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to transform the emirate into a global hub for clean energy and green economy, and to increase the share of clean energy mix in Dubai to 75% by 2050.
ENPNewswire-July 29, 2019--Idemitsu begins studies on commercialization of pumped-storage hydroelectricity using mined areas of Muswellbrook Coal Mine in Australia
They walk on the snake-like concrete road built for the transportation of Kirirom III Hydroelectricity's construction materials for about one and a half hours to reach the camp site.
According to a news report published in NayaPatrika daily, the Ministry of Energy in its annual progress report unveiled lately, has stated that various hydroelectricity projects nearing their completion will generate 1, 271 Mega Watt electricity will not be consumed as the country does not have transmission lines.
'The (per unit) tariff of hydroelectricity is Rs 09 but the solar energy could be produced at as low cost as Rs 04.
PESHAWAR -- Despite having collected Rs4 billion as hydroelectricity profit, oil and gas royalty and tobacco cess, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has not released this money for development and special works in the districts concerned.
Our good fortune does not stop here.Bhutan is located bang in the middle of the world's three most hungrynations-ChinatotheNorth,IndiatotheSouthandBangladeshtotheEast.Thesenations'consumptivepowersareinexhaustible-theycollectively represent the biggest market for food!And yet, we keep talking of hydroelectricity at 60% loan money borrowedat 10% interest.
These dams would not only meet our daily water requirements but hydroelectricity can also be generated to eradicate load shedding, which remains one of the biggest problems facing Pakistan today.
The Ministry of Electricity is starting negotiations with Chinese company Sinohydro to establish a pumped-storage hydroelectricity plant in Ataka at an of output 2,400 MW costing $2.4bn in two weeks.
Through three projects of Hydroelectricity, two of coal, one of solar energy, 3839 megawatts of electricity would be generate.
Pakistan is capable of generating 80 Kilo watt hydroelectricity. Kalabagh Dam is essential for our existence and prosperity.