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Toyota Winglet

The Yaris Cabrio Concept was a 2-door convertible presented at the March 2000 Geneva Motor Show. The Yaris Cabrio featured a fabric roof. It never reached the production stage.

Soviet submarine K-64 Reactor accident

In 1972, the submarine suffered a major reactor problem in the form of a leak of liquid metal coolant. The superheated metal solidified on contact with the colder outside air, freezing and damaging internal components of the reactor. She was remo ...

Bricklin EVX/LS

V Cars. LLC, called Visionary Vehicles prior to mid-2008, was an international automobile import and distribution company, engaging in the development and sale of Chinese-made motor vehicles in North America. The company closed down prior to ever ...

Stevens Zevan

The Company is a manufacturer of zero emission electric cars and vans designed by the father and son team of Tony Stevens and Peter Stevens. The vehicles were conceived, designed and developed in Kent, England and are manufactured at Port Talbot, ...

Th!nk

Think Global was an electric car company located in Oslo, Norway, which manufactured cars under the TH!NK brand. Production of the Th!nk City was stopped in March 2011 and the company filed for bankruptcy on June 22, 2011, for the fourth time in ...

Bullendale Power Plant

Bullendale is an abandoned mining settlement in Otago, New Zealand. It is the site of New Zealands first industrial hydro-electric power plant. Located in rugged and remote countryside, it has survived to become of historical significance, and se ...

Paul Smiths Electric Light and Power powerhouse

Paul Smiths Electric Light and Power and Railroad Company Complex is a national historic district located at Saranac Lake in Franklin County, New York. It contains two contributing buildings and two contributing structures. The powerhouse was bui ...

Candlewood Lake hydroelectric dam

Candlewood Lake is a manmade lake located in Fairfield and Litchfield counties of western Connecticut, in the northeastern United States. At 8.4 square miles, it is the largest lake in Connecticut. The lake is bordered by five towns: Brookfield, ...

White River Hydroelectric Project

Lake Tapps is a reservoir in Pierce County, Washington. It was created in 1911 by Puget Sound Energy and operated for hydroelectric power until it ceased power production in 2004. In December 2009 PSE sold the reservoir to the Cascade Water Allia ...

Buzzards Bay disaster

Buzzards Bay is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It is approximately 28 miles long by 8 miles wide. It is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and tourism. Since 1914, Buzzards Bay has been connected ...

Morris Sheppard Dam

Possum Kingdom Lake, is a reservoir on the Brazos River located primarily in Palo Pinto County Texas. It was the first water supply reservoir constructed in the Brazos River basin. The lake has an area of approximately 17.000 acres with 310 miles ...

Ripogenus Dam

Ripogenus Gorge is a rock-walled canyon formed where the West Branch Penobscot River crosses the Caribou Lake anticline. Ripogenus Falls controlled discharge from Ripogenus Lake until Ripogenus Dam was completed at the upstream end of the gorge i ...

Waddamana Hydro-Electric Power Station

Waddamana Hydro-Electric power station was the first hydro-electric power plant ever operated by the Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Department, opened in 1916.

Brown Mountain Power Station

Cochrane Dam is a minor earthfill embankment dam with concrete spillway across Georges Creek, located in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. The main purpose of the dam is to supply water for hydro-power at the downstream Brown ...

Maraetai I

Maraetai Power Station is a hydroelectric power station on the Waikato River, in the North Island of New Zealand. It is the fifth of the eight hydroelectric power stations on the Waikato River, and at 360 MW, is the largest hydroelectric station ...

Kariba Power Station

The Kariba Dam is a double curvature concrete arch dam in the Kariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The dam stands 128 metres tall and 579 metres long. The dam forms Lake Kariba, which extends for 280 kilometres and ...

Barataria Bay oil spill

Barataria Bay, also Barrataria Bay, is a bay of the Gulf of Mexico, about 15 miles long and 12 miles wide, in southeastern Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines Parish, United States. It is separated from the gulf by two barrier islands, ...

Warrior Ridge Hydroelectric Plant

The Warrior Ridge Dam and Hydroelectric Plant is a historic dam and power plant and national historic district spanning the Frankstown Branch Juniata River and located in Logan Township and Porter Township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. The ...

Kisenyama Pumped Storage Plant

The Amagase Dam is an arch dam on the Uji River just upstream from Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The main purpose of the dam is flood control but it supports a hydroelectric power station and creates the lower reservoir for the Kisenyama Pumped S ...

Engineer Souza Dias Hydroelectric Power Station

The Engineer Souza Dias Dam, formerly known as the Jupia Dam is an embankment dam on the Parana River near Três Lagoas in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. It was constructed for hydroelectric power production, flood control and navigation. Studies on ...

Packwood Dam

Packwood Lake is a freshwater lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in the Cascade Mountains of Washington. It is located near the town of Packwood and is a popular day hiking and overnight camping area. The southern half of the lake lies w ...

Rangipo Power Station

The Tongariro Power Scheme is a 360 MW hydroelectricity scheme in the central North Island of New Zealand. The scheme is currently operated by electricity generation company Genesis Energy. The scheme takes water from tributaries of the Rangitike ...

Luiz Barreto Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Luiz Carlos Barreto de Carvalho Dam, formerly known as Estreito, is an embankment dam on the Grande River near Fronteira in São Paulo, Brazil. The dam serves an associated hydroelectric power plant with a 1.050 megawatts installed capacity.

Murray 2 Power Station, New South Wales

The Murray Region Hydroelectric Power Stations refers to two of the original seven hydroelectric power stations, both located near the town of Khancoban in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. The two power stations are part ...

Akosombo Hydroelectric Project

The Akosombo Dam, also known as the Volta Dam, is a hydroelectric dam on the Volta River in southeastern Ghana in the Akosombo gorge and part of the Volta River Authority. The construction of the dam flooded part of the Volta River Basin, and led ...

Benmore Power Station

Benmore Dam is the largest dam within the Waitaki power scheme, located in the Canterbury Region of New Zealands South Island. There are eight other power stations in the Waitaki Power Scheme. The dam is the largest earth-fill zoned embankment da ...

Macagua I

The Macagua Dam, officially known as Antonio Jose de Sucre, is an embankment dam with concrete gravity sections on the Caroni River in Ciudad Guayana, Bolivar State, Venezuela. It is 10 kilometres upstream from the confluence of the Caroni and Or ...

São Simão Hydroelectric Power Plant

The São Simão Dam is an embankment dam on the Paranaiba River near São Simão in Goias/Minas Gerais, Brazil. It was constructed for hydroelectric power production and flood control. The dam was completed in 1978 and all generators were operational ...

Sinclair Dam Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Lake Sinclair is a man-made lake in central Georgia near Milledgeville. It is operated by Georgia Power. The lake was named after Benjamin W. Sinclair, a Georgia Power official.

Ohakuri Power Station

Ohakuri is a dam and hydroelectric power station on the Waikato River, central North Island, New Zealand, midway between Taupo, Rotorua and Hamilton. Its dam is about 5 kilometres upstream of the Atiamuri Dam. It was commissioned in 1961 and cons ...

Oxbow power station

Oxbow Dam is a hydroelectric run-of-the-river rockfill dam on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border, in Hells Canyon. Completed 59 years ago in 1961, it is part of the Hells Canyon Project that also includes Hells Canyon Dam and Brownlee Dam ...

Aras Power Station

The Aras Dam is an embankment dam on the Aras River along the border of Iran and Azerbaijan. It is located downstream of Poldasht in West Azerbaijan Province, Iran and Nakhchivan City in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan. The primary pur ...

Luiz Gonzaga Power Station

The Luiz Gonzaga Dam, formerly known as the Itaparica Dam, is a rock-fill embankment dam on the São Francisco River 25 kilometres downstream of Petrolandia in Pernambuco, Brazil. The dam was built for navigation, and hydroelectric power generatio ...

Aldeadavila Dam power plant

Aldeadavila Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Douro River on the border between Spain and Portugal. The Douro River forms the international boundary between Portugal and Spain. The nearest Spanish town is Aldeadavila de la Ribera in the P ...

Allatoona Dam

Lake Allatoona is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir on the Etowah River in northwestern part of the State of Georgia, in the countryside. This reservoir is mostly in southeastern Bartow County and southwestern Cherokee County. A small port ...

Bernard Mascarenhas Power Plant

The Três Marias Dam, also known as Bernardo Mascarenhas, is an embankment dam on the São Francisco River near Três Marias in Minas Gerais, Brazil. It was constructed for hydroelectric power production and flood control. The dam was completed in 1 ...

Chicago Union Station Power House

Chicago Union Station is an intercity and commuter rail terminal located in the West Loop Gate neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The station serves as Amtraks flagship station in the Midwest, serving intercity trains, and is also the downtown te ...

Tianshengqiao-II Hydropower Station

The Tianshengqiao-II Dam is a dam and hydroelectric power station on the Nanpan River in the Anlong and Longlin districts in China. Construction of the dam and power plant began in 1982 and was complete in 1997. The dams reservoir is fed by the t ...

San Carlos Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Punchina Dam is an embankment dam on the Guatape River 17 kilometres east of San Carlos in Antioquia Department, Colombia. The dam creates Punchina Reservoir which is part of the 1.240 megawatts San Carlos Hydroelectric Power Plant. The power ...

Chats Falls Generating Station

Chats Falls were a set of waterfalls on the Ottawa River, near Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario, and Quyon, Quebec, Canada. A hydroelectric generating station is now located here, owned and operated jointly by Hydro-Quebec and Ontario Power Generation. I ...

Itumbiara Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Itumbiara Dam is an embankment dam on the Paranaiba River near Itumbiara in Goias, Brazil. The dam serves an associated hydroelectric power plant with a 2.082 megawatts installed capacity. The power plant is the sixth largest in Brazil and ha ...

Power Station Cacheuta

Potrerillos Dam is located on the Mendoza River, in Argentinas Potrerillos Valley. The dam was built between 1999 and 2003 by a consortium consisting of Industrias Metalurgicas Pescarmona and Cartellone to provide flood control, hydroelectricity ...

Karnafuli Hydroelectric Power Station

Kaptai Dam is on the Karnaphuli River at Kaptai, 65 kilometres upstream from Chittagong in Rangamati District, Bangladesh. It is an earth-fill embankment dam with a reservoir water storage capacity of 6.477 million cubic metres. The primary purpo ...

Capanda Power Station

The Capanda Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Kwanza River in Malanje Province, Angola. Built in 1987–2007 by the Russian company Tekhnopromexport, general designer - the institute Hydroproject The facility generates power by utilizing four turbi ...

Tuckertown Dam

The Tuckertown Reservoir is the reservoir formed by the Tuckertown Dam 35°29′05″N 80°10′36″W at the North end of Badin Lake and the High Rock Dam 35°36′03″N 80°14′06″W at the bottom of High Rock Lake in the Uwharrie Lakes Region in the U.S. state ...

Serra da Mesa Hydroelectric Power Station

The Serra da Mesa Dam, once known as Sao Felix, is an embankment dam on the Tocantins River near Minaçu in Goias, Brazil. The dam serves an associated hydroelectric power plant with a 1.275 megawatts installed capacity. The dam creates the larges ...

Beowawe Geothermal Power Plant

Beowawe is a small town, misnomered on the internet as a ghost town, in Eureka County in northeastern Nevada in the western United States. It is the site of a mining operation and a geothermal power plant, and has a public library. Beowawe is a P ...

Roxburgh power station

The Roxburgh Dam is the earliest of the large hydroelectric projects in the southern South Island of New Zealand. It lies across the Clutha River / Mata-Au, some 160 kilometres from Dunedin, some 9 kilometres to the north of the town of Roxburgh. ...

Texas City Refinery (BP)

The Texas City Refinery explosion occurred on March 23, 2005, when a hydrocarbon vapor cloud was ignited and violently exploded at the ISOM isomerization process unit at BPs Texas City refinery in Texas City, Texas, killing 15 workers, injuring 1 ...

Marimbondo Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Marimbondo Dam is an embankment dam on the Grande River near Fronteira in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The dam serves an associated hydroelectric power plant with a 1.440 megawatts installed capacity.