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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.
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The Ontario Waterpower Association is I an industry group representing 150 members engaged in the hydroelectric industry in the province.
This Lockean logic was clearly articulated in the Swedish context in 1886 by the famous Supreme Court Justice Knut Olivecrona, who argued that it was perfectly justifiable to move the Saami out of the way, given current agricultural interests, and the state's increasing interests in forestry, mining, the railroads, and waterpower. He framed this as
Cai, Applications of the Optical Fiber Sensing Technology in Dam Engineering, China Waterpower Press, 2002.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation has also filled a funding request from the Ontario Waterpower Association with the OWA using those funds to support the efforts of the Chiefs of Ontario in delivering environmental assessment and business planning training to First Nations communities in Ontario's Far North.
Wilderness and waterpower; how Banff National Park became a hydroelectric storage reservoir.
A LARGE PROPORTION OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION DEPENDS EXISTENTIALLY on the water (and waterpower) of one or more of the globe's major transnational river systems.
Lind opens his book with Hamilton's bold plan to promote American industries by building a public-private industrial park harnessing the Passaic River's waterpower in Paterson, New Jersey.
In Batavia, entrepreneurs and investors found a small community with rail access, abundant native limestone available for factory construction, a skilled work force and waterpower on the Fox River.
From an environmental standpoint, solar, wind and waterpower are all non-emission power sources.
That the northeastern region of the young United States was richly endowed with waterpower and coal deposits was critical to the country's early industrialization as well as to the North's eventual victory in the Civil War.
Acclimatisation of forage crustaceans into the Kaunas waterpower plant reservoir and possibility of their migration into other waters of Lithuania.
Intending to provide waterpower and navigation around the rapids, Grand Rapids businessmen began digging a canal in 1835 and finished it in 1842.
In 2007, the Ontario Waterpower Association completed an exhaustive, province-wide survey that categorized potential hydro sites.