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Hydro One

Hydro One Limited is an electricity transmission and distribution utility serving the Canadian province of Ontario. Hydro One traces its history to the early 20th century and the establishment of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario (renamed "Ontario Hydro" in 1974). In October 1998, the provincial government of Premier Mike Harris passed the ''Energy Competition Act'' which restructured Ontario Hydro into separate entities responsible for electrical generation, transmission/delivery, and... read more

Kyocera Hydro

Hydro is a smartphone designed and manufactured by Kyocera. The Hydro features Android 4.0 and 3.5" IPS panel touchscreen. Hydro is one of the first waterproof smartphones, certified for IPX5 & IPX7. - PCMAG ReviewOther specs include Wi-Fi hotspot, and 3.2 MP (2048×1536 px) camera with geotagging.Media formats supported: Audio: AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis. Video: MPEG4, H.263, H.264.==References==Category:Android (operating system) devices read more

Hydro, Ontario

Hydro is an unincorporated place and former railway point in geographic Barron Township in the Unorganized South Part of Nipissing District in northeastern Ontario, Canada. Hydro is located within Algonquin Provincial Park on Grand Lake on the Barron River.The railway point lies on the now abandoned Canadian National Railway Beachburg Subdivision, a section of track that was originally constructed as the Canadian Northern Railway main line, between Brawny to the west and Achray to the east, at a... read more

Peebles Hydro

Peebles Hydro is an early 20th century country house hotel and spa resort in Peebles, in the Scottish Borders at the south of Scotland. It is one of two hydropathic hotels left in Scotland, the other being Crieff Hydro in Perthshire.The hotel opened in 1881, but burnt down and was rebuilt in 1907. It served as a hospital for injured service personnel during the First World War before reverting to hotel use. Peebles Hydro is a category B listed building, and is still operated as a hotel.==History==Peebles... read more

SF Hydro

SF ''Hydro'' was a Norwegian steam powered railway ferry that operated in the first half of the 20th century on the lake Tinnsjø in Telemark. It connected with the two railways Rjukanbanen and Tinnosbanen, at Mæl and Tinnoset, operating between 1914 and 1944. The combined track and ferry service was primarily used to transport raw materials and fertilizer from Norsk Hydro's factory at Rjukan to the port in Skien. It was the target of a Norwegian operation on 20 February 1944, when resistance... read more

Ontario Hydro

Ontario Hydro, established in 1906 as the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario, was a publicly owned electricity utility in the Province of Ontario . It was formed to build transmission lines to supply municipal utilities with electricity generated by private companies already operating at Niagara Falls , and soon developed its own generation resources by buying private generation stations and becoming a major designer and builder of new stations. As most of the readily developed hydroelectric... read more

Smedley's Hydro

Smedley's Hydro was a hydrotherapy complex in Matlock, Derbyshire. A Grade II listed building,"". Historic England. Retrieved 13 December 2015. it is now used as the headquarters of the Derbyshire County Council.Matlock had developed as a spa town after thermal springs were discovered, and Smedley's Hydro was built on Matlock Bank by John Smedley in 1853, becoming the largest hydro in the town:John Smedley was not the first to recognise and exploit the effects of water treatment on various illnesses,... read more

Crieff Hydro

Crieff Hydro is a hotel in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland. The purpose-built hotel opened in 1868 as the Crieff Hydropathic Establishment, and is locally known as the Hydro. It was founded in 1868 by Dr Thomas Henry Meikle, who had received treatment at a centre in Gräfenberg, Austria (now known as Lázně Jeseník, Czech Republic), where Vincenz Priessnitz had built such an establishment. Preissnitz based his pharmacopeia on water, plenty of exercise, fresh mountain air, water treatments in the... read more

Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania, known for most of its history as the Hydro-Electric Commission or The Hydro, is the trading name of the Hydro-Electric Corporation, a Tasmanian Government business enterprise which is the predominant business enterpriseelectricity generator in the state of business enterpriseelectricityTasmania , business enterpriseelectricityTasmaniaAustralia . The Hydro was originally oriented towards business enterpriseelectricityTasmaniaAustraliahydro-electricity , due to Tasmania's ... read more

Norsk Hydro

The Norsk Hydro plant at Herøya, Norway Norsk Hydro ASA (often referred to as just ''Hydro'') is a Norwegian Norwegianaluminium and Norwegianaluminiumrenewable energy company, headquartered in Norwegianaluminiumrenewable energyOslo . Hydro is one of the largest aluminium companies worldwide. It has operations in some 50 countries around the world and is active on all Norwegianaluminiumrenewable energyOslocontinent s. The Norwegian state owns 43.8% of the company through the Ministry... read more

Hydro Husnes

Hydro Husnes, formerly Sør-Norge Aluminium AS or SØRAL is one of seven aluminium producers in Norway.The company is located in Husnes, Kvinnherad. The plant includes facilities for producing raw aluminium by electrolysis, casthouse for casting extrusion ingots, silos for storing aluminium oxide and a dock. The plant has 240 employees and a net production of 180,000 metric tons.== History ==The idea of an smelting plant in Kvinnherad was conceived in 1959, after two seasons of very poor results... read more

Snowy Hydro

Snowy Hydro Limited is an electricity generation and retailing company in Australia that owns, manages, and maintains the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme which consists of nine hydro-electric power stations and sixteen large dams connected by 145 kilometres (90 mi) of tunnels and 80 kilometres (50 mi) of aqueducts located mainly in the Kosciuszko National Park. Snowy Hydro also owns and operates two gas-fired power stations in Victoria and one in New South Wales, and owns two electricity... read more

Pico hydro

A pico hydro system made by the ''Sustainable Vision project'' from Baylor UniversityPico hydro is a term used for hydroelectric power generation of under 5 kW. It is useful in small, remote communities that require only a small amount of electricity for example, to power one or two fluorescent light bulbs and a TV or radio in 50 or so homes. Even smaller turbines of 200–300 W may power a single home in a developing country with a drop of only one meter. Pico-hydro setups typically are... read more

Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa is a regulated electricity distribution company operating in the City of Ottawa and the Village of Casselman in Ontario, Canada. As the third-largest municipally owned electrical utility in Ontario, Hydro Ottawa maintains one of the safest, most reliable and cost-effective electricity distribution systems in the province, and serves over 320,000 residential and commercial customers across a service area of 1,100 square kilometres. Hydro Ottawa - ==History==Hydro Ottawa was formed in... read more

Smedley Hydro

Smedley Hydro is a former Victorian hydropathic spa and hotel which is now home to the UK national registration offices, situated in Birkdale, Southport, Merseyside.===Birkdale College===Smedley Hydro started out as "Birkdale College" with 47 rooms, for the education of young gentlemen.===Hotel===John Smedley formed the 'Smedley Hydropathic Company' for £25,000 at £5 a share in August 1876. The company purchased the building for £7,500 and extended the building to accommodate 140 visitors as a... read more


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