TeachMeFinance.com - explain Pumped-storage hydroelectric plant
Pumped-storage hydroelectric plant The term 'Pumped-storage hydroelectric plant' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' 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 generating capacity is needed, the water can be released from the reservoir through a conduit to turbine generators located in a power plant at a lower level'.
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