Hydro Energy Articles

  • Equinor cuts floating wind costs by 40% in design revamp

    Equinor will use new installation techniques, concrete substructures and a shared mooring design to slice costs at its ground-breaking Hywind Tampen floating wind project in Norway, Halvor Hoen Hersleth, Operations Manager at Hywind Tampen, told the Offshore and Floating Wind Europe 2019 conference. Hywind Tampen, the world's first floating wind farm to supply oil and gas ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Floating wind digital twin set to accelerate wave impact learnings

    A new digital twin project led by floating wind developer Principle Power will use advanced wave behavior analysis to improve load calculations critical to long-term design efficiency, project partners told New Energy Update. Last month, U.S. group Principle Power announced it would lead a consortium of public and private groups to develop the world's first digital twin software for floating ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Siemens Gamesa buys 8.9 GW of Senvion service contracts; Norway to build floating wind farm at oil platform

    Siemens Gamesa expands services portfolio to 69 GW with Senvion deal Siemens Gamesa has agreed to buy 8.9 GW of service contracts from embattled turbine supplier Senvion as well as the German group's onshore blade manufacturing plant in Portugal, the companies announced October 21. The 200 million-euro ($222.8 million) deal will expand Siemens Gamesa's operations and ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Norway seeks major role in floating wind supply chain

    Norway is hosting first-of-a-kind floating wind projects and opening up new sea areas for technology development, aiming to turn oil and gas know-how into renewable trade exports. Two recent announcements by Norway's government highlight the momentum gathering behind Norwegian floating wind development. In August, Norwegian state fund Enova agreed to fund NOK2.3 ...


    By New Energy Update

  • US maps solar ground reflectance to reduce bifacial risks

    White paint and snow can boost bifacial plant output but operational data is rapidly needed to mitigate early deployment risks, experts told New Energy Update. A first wave of U.S. large-scale bifacial solar plants this year will provide valuable operational data and test the accuracy of modelling performed in more controlled laboratory environments. Demand for ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Lake Livingston Hydropower Plant - Case Study

    Project Description The project involves a cut-and-cover derivation tunnel that delivers water to the power house where the turbines are located. All the components of the plant (headrace, Intake, penstock, powerhouse, and tailrace) require earth retaining structures during construction. In general, this type of retaining system is realized with Sheet Pile Walls (SPW) with different types ...


    By Itasca International, Inc

  • Intro to Hydropower - Measuring Head and Flow

    Small-scale hydro is the only renewable energy source that works for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In the first article in this series (HP103), I explained the basics of hydroelectric system theory, and reviewed system components. This article focuses on measuring a stream’s head and flow. Before you can ...

  • Comprehensive energy construction

    Energy construction in rural areas is an important measure for protecting and improving the rural ecological environment. In 1991 comprehensive energy construction in rural areas was started in 100 counties. In 1995 fuel-saving stoves, methane, solar, wind and geothermal energy sources and small hydropower stations began to develop and were popularized in rural areas throughout the country. ...


    By BIOSANI

  • Portland Water Bureau Oregon Case Study

    Under contract with the City of Portland and the Portland Water Bureau (PWB), Lucid Energy installed a 42” four-turbine system as part of a PWB system upgrade. The site came online in January ...


    By Lucid Energy

  • Water’s Critical Role in the Power Generation Industry

    Water and power are intimately connected in the U.S. and around the world. In 2015, electric power generation was responsible for 41% of total water withdrawals in the United States, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Where does all that water go and what role does it play in ...


    By MECO Incorporated

  • P6 Mobile Billboard LED Advertising Trucks

    LED advertising vehicles are the accompanying products after the rise of the LED industry. The mobile led advertising trailer is a new type of communication media that combines organic integration of automobiles and large LED displays, three-dimensional video animation, rich and varied content, real-time display of graphic and text information, and mobile advertising. Generally used for product ...

  • Ross Creek Hydroelectric Project - Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Stistics: Turbine: One single nozzle Pelton Generator: One 150kW single phase synchronous generator @ 1200 RPM Rated head: 305m Rated flow: 0.057m3/sec Commissioned: 2012 This is one of two micro hydro power plants built for the supply of electricity to an equestrian center, which consists of three large farm buildings and one ...

  • Project Helena Creek Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One 410mm single nozzle Pelton Generator: One 75kW Kato @ 1200 RPM Rated head: 155.6 Rated flow: 0.055m3/sec Commissioned: 2009 This micro hydroelectric power plant supplies electricity for Malibu Club - a Young Life camp located 150km north of Vancouver, British ...

  • Project Klemtu II Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One 820mm double nozzle Pelton Generator: One 1800kW WEG @ 900 RPM Rated head: 310m Rated flow: 0.66m3/sec Commissioned: November 2009 This new facility replaces the existing 600kW power plant of which the generation equipment was also supplied by DTL (see Klemtu Village project in 1984). It provides increasingly demanded power to this growing village. A ...

  • Project Klemtu II Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One 820mm double nozzle Pelton Generator: One 1800kW WEG @ 900 RPM Rated head: 310m Rated flow: 0.66m3/sec Commissioned: November 2009 This new facility replaces the existing 600kW power plant of which the generation equipment was also supplied by DTL (see Klemtu Village project in 1984). It provides ...

  • Monroe Cold Spring Hydroelectric Project Monroe City, Utah, USA - Case Study

    Statistics: Turbine: One single nozzle Pelton Generator: One 45kW Westinghouse induction generator @ 1200 RPM Rated head: 137.2m Rated flow: 0.0329m3/sec Commissioned: 2013 The water for this project comes from Cold Spring. After passing through the power house, the water will be returned to the culinary water line so it will ...

  • Saipem sign commitment to deploy Wello?s new Penguin Wave energy converter.

    The Wello team have been in long lasting discussions with a world leader in engineering activities and in the development of major energy and infrastructure projects, Saipem (https://www.saipem.com/en). On Friday 25th October, Wello received a commitment from Saipem for taking the full responsibility for the deployment and operation of Penguin WEC in the Basque country. This commitment will ...


    By Wello Oy

  • Dongjin Large Series Battery

    Dongjin 2V series are valve-regulated, non-spillable types constructed with an absorbent glass mat (AGM ) with pasted flat lead-calcium alloy plates. They are designed to provide long, reliable service life without maintenance. The very large batteries are all of 2V voltage and the capacity is from 50AH to ...


    By Dongjin Power CO., LTD.

  • Boom Lift Trucks

    Boom lift truck is widely used in highways, boatyards shopping walls, stadiums, dock, station, marketplaces, gymnasiums and residential property, workshop, residential property, mining workshops and any other isometric maintenance operation of complex high-altitude construction and other large range homework place. Its platform can lift up, extend horizontally, or turn around 360 degrees to ...

  • Turbine efficiency monitoring in the UK - Case Study

    By monitoring the efficiency of a turbine, we supported a UK water company to maintain maximum electrical output The turbine in question – a fixed speed machine (1016rpm) – runs ...


    By Riventa Ltd

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