Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Hydroelectric power.

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  • n. hydroelectric power

Etymologies

hydro- +‎ power (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As an example, only 27 percent of the people polled knew that coal-burning was the primary source of electricity in the United States; 40 percent thought that hydropower is the major source.

    Bill Chameides: The Sorry State of Environmental Journalism

  • LA Times: Boom in hydropower pits fish against climate

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: July 27, 2009

  • SA said Wednesday first-quarter net profit rose 16% as a spike in Spanish hydropower output reduced its generation costs.

    Lower Costs Help Iberdrola Profit

  • Crear called hydropower "more reliable than wind or solar" and said the company, of which he is chairman, will be ready to field test a second turbine in 9 months.

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  • Still, Capone called hydropower a "very reliable workhorse" for renewable energy if projects meet environmental standards for issues like fish passage, watershed impact, healthy water flows and water quality.

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  • Renewable energy sources are defined as hydropower, solar, wind, and geothermal energy, biomass and all products from biomass processing including biogas, landfill gas, sewage treatment plant gas, and biomethane.

    Slovak Spectator

  • The bank urged countries to embrace renewable energy such as hydropower, wind, biomass, geothermal and solar to reduce dependence on oil and coal.

    World Bank: Asia Must Act On Clean Energy

  • But most alternative supplies (such as hydropower) can't be expanded quickly.

    Bracing For Peak Oil Production By Decade's End

  • That makes UHV ideal for bringing electricity from remote areas, such as hydropower projects in the foothills of the Himalayas, to China's eastern urban centers.

    Going the Distance

  • The availability of fossil fuel energy reserves underpins the wealth of African countries and their ability to invest in the development of renewable energy resources, such as hydropower and solar energy.

    Endowment opportunities from rainwater in Africa

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