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water power

A form of energy that is created by flowing water sources (such as rivers). The town now uses water power to generate electricity.
See also: power, water
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When combined with its recent acquisition of L3 OceanServer, Open Water Power's power system capability will enable it to meet the increasing demand for smaller, more cost-efficient UUVs with the ability to conduct longer missions at greater depths.
Warwick Castle was also illuminated in 1894, again using water power.
"These facts have already really attracted international firms." He will travel to Amsterdam, where energy sustainability practices are commonplace, with the use of solar, wind and water power. The delegation will then travel to Germany to look at energy sustainability practices there.
Minister David Ramsay announced the proposal of two water power sites on the Namewaminikan River, near Beardmore, in a Jan.
Water power cannot cope with highs and lows - though is brilliant for meeting surges provided the water's at the top.
The 'Future Energy' titles by Julie Richards, Water Power (158343353) and Solar Power (1583403329) each provide 32 pages of detail, with chapters covering energy science, history, early and modern technology, and future technology.
I found the letter written on the subject of water power (Viewpoints, November 22) very interesting.
Power generated by thermal power plants dropped 5.7% to 42.55 billion kwh, while nuclear power generation rose 15.8% to 21.78 billion kwh and water power generation grew 7.7% to 4.10 billion kwh.
It amazes me that our supposedly technical society cannot use this water power to help provide electricity today.
The use of water power in industry in Birmingham 200 years ago is the subject of a free lecture at Thinktank tomorrow.
Since sizing of a system is based on site conditions rather than power needs, many people use water power to supplement solar and wind systems.
I know that we can use solar electricity for some sites in this area, but are there other alternative energy options that will work in the Southeast, like wind or water power?
To one side lies a 'lodge' or reservoir, originally built to provide water power for cotton production.
And rips aren't the only kind of water power Drake must contend with every summer.
John Doolittle (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water Power and Resources, began laying the groundwork for future PMA legislation by holding hearings and directing the General Accounting Office to investigate PMA operations.