Translation of hydropower in Spanish:

hydropower

energía hidroeléctrica, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhaɪdrəˌpaʊər//ˈhʌɪdrə(ʊ)paʊə/

noun

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    energía hidroeléctrica feminine
    hidroelectricidad feminine
    • Even after the development of hydropower and some discoveries of natural gas in the 1960s, 85 percent of energy requirements are imported, mostly via the UK.
    • More than 90 percent of the electricity produced in Brazil comes from hydropower.
    • This combined with less hydropower and the difficulty getting power into the state from the south because of limited grid capacity has contributed to California's problem.
    • Though hydropower was once viewed as a clean alternative, it has its limits.
    • To mitigate the impact of greenhouse gases, we must place greater reliance on hydropower, nuclear power and renewables and over time cut down on carbon-based energy sources.
    • The budgets for geothermal technology development, hydrogen research, hydropower, wind and solar energy systems were cut roughly in half.
    • Of course, at the time, the state was still enjoying power surpluses of 25 to 30 percent and ridiculously cheap hydropower from Washington and Oregon.
    • Energy professionals will need to understand fossil, nuclear, wind, and solar energy, hydropower, and biopower.
    • Ten percent comes from hydropower and oil combined, while only 2 percent originates from renewable sources.
    • We know that in dry years hydropower, which we are dependent on, cannot sustain us.
    • It would be helpful if some of those options, such as hydropower and wind power, were more enthusiastically supported by the Green Party.
    • Much of our renewable electricity is already generated by hydropower, which had its own PR problems when it was first developed on a significant scale.
    • And using underwater turbines sidesteps the common objections to conventional hydropower - that damming a river stops migrating fish and inundates land upstream.
    • In Scotland another 10% comes from hydropower.
    • By shaving $24,000 off the mine's annual energy bill, hydropower saved the owners from bankruptcy.
    • Experts reckon that only a quarter of China's potential hydropower has yet been tapped.
    • Currently Brazil's per capita greenhouse gas emissions are less than half the world's average, but this is largely due to its historic focus on energy efficiency, hydropower and sugar-based ethanol.
    • Renewable energy, not counting hydropower, now produces only 2% of the nation's electricity.
    • Most energy will be produced locally from wind, solar cells, hydropower, biomass and geothermal sources, offering new grassroots potential for developing countries.
    • Through damming, dredging and channelization, we have changed the way rivers flow - diverting water to generate hydropower, support navigation and irrigate crops.