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10/02/1961 Niagara Falls power plant

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Niagara Hydroelectric Power - Mega Project Harnessing The Power Of Niagara Falls

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How hydroelectricity works

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NASA Why Files - Niagara Power Project

Construction of the hydroelectric power station on Niagara River was officially completed. Named for New York City planner Robert Moses the power plant uses 13 generators at an installed capacity of 2,675 megawatts. The plant diverts water above Niagara Falls and returns it into the river near Lake Ontario.