pumped storage
noun Date: 1927 a hydroelectric system in which electricity is generated during periods of high demand by the use of water that has been pumped into a reservoir at a higher altitude during periods of low demand

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  • pumped storage — noun : a hydroelectric system in which electricity is generated during periods of greatest consumption by the use of water that has been pumped into a reservoir at a higher altitude during periods of low consumption * * * pumped storage noun In a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pumped Storage —   A facility designed to generate electric power during peak load periods with a hydroelectric plant using water pumped into a storage reservoir during off peak periods …   Energy terms

  • Pumped-storage hydroelectricity — Hydro storage redirects here. For storage of water for other purposes, see Reservoir. Diagram of the TVA pumped storage facility at Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Plant …   Wikipedia

  • pumped storage power plant — hidroakumuliacinė elektrinė statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. pumped storage power plant; pumped storage power station vok. Pumpspeicherkraftwerk, n rus. гидроаккумулирующая электростанция, f pranc. centrale de pompage, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • pumped storage power station — hidroakumuliacinė elektrinė statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. pumped storage power plant; pumped storage power station vok. Pumpspeicherkraftwerk, n rus. гидроаккумулирующая электростанция, f pranc. centrale de pompage, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • pumped storage power plant — hidroakumuliacinė elektrinė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Elektrinė, kurioje energija kaupiama kaip vandens atsarga. Joje perteklinė (naktį, ne darbo metu) elektros energija naudojama vandeniui pumpuoti į viršutinę… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pumped storage power station — hidroakumuliacinė elektrinė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Elektrinė, kurioje energija kaupiama kaip vandens atsarga. Joje perteklinė (naktį, ne darbo metu) elektros energija naudojama vandeniui pumpuoti į viršutinę… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pumped storage power plant — hidroakumuliacinė elektrinė statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Elektrinė, kurioje energija kaupiama kaip vandens atsarga. Joje perteklinė (nakties, ne darbo metu) elektros energija naudojama vandeniui pumpuoti į viršutinę (akumuliacinę)… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • Pumped-storage hydroelectric plant —   A plant that usually generates electric energy during peak load periods by using water previously pumped into an elevated storage reservoir during off peak periods when excess generating capacity is available to do so. When additional… …   Energy terms

  • Pumped Storage Facility —   A type of power generating facility that pumps water to a storage reservoir during off peak periods, and uses the stored water (by allowing it to fall through a hydro turbine) to generate power during peak periods. The pumping energy is… …   Energy terms

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