pumped storage


pumped storage

noun

Definition of PUMPED STORAGE

:  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

First Known Use of PUMPED STORAGE

1927

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