2.8.3 Power Station Or Power Generation Facility
22.214.171.124 Example 1
|Location of Example:
|| 148°17'32" East, 35°36'35" South
- Hydro Eletric power stations generate electricity through the capture of energy from the force of falling or flowing water.
- Generally, water flows is directed into inlet pipes which then drives a water turbine. The pipelines may be outside or incorporated into a dam wall design.
- The water turbine or generator may be housed within, directly below or adjacent to the dam wall
Associated with large water reservoirs and high annual rainfall areas.
|Figure: 126.96.36.199 Representation of a Hydro Electric Power Station and Associated Power Generation Facility.
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