Hydro Energy Articles

  • Solar Panels for Boats: How expensive owning a boat can be?

    You have been haunted by the idea of owning a boat. You can’t help but fulfilling that marine fantasy living inside your brain for a long time. Hold your horses and think of all costs before you get trapped! Boat owners know very well how expensive it is to own a boat. Having enough money to buy the boat is not the only consideration; you have to think about all after-purchasing costs. Boat ...


    By Aquamarine Power (AMP)

  • What Are The Requirements To Build A Charcoal Briquette Plant?

    A high-quality charcoal briquette machine, in order to ensure the results of mechanism charcoal, not only from the equipment itself and operators, but also from the raw materials. Because of the quality of raw materials related to the quality of charcoal briquette machine finished products. Improving The ...

  • Huge success in photovoltaics through 20 years of the EEG

    20 years EEG. For many this is a reason to celebrate, for opponents it is a reason to swear. No matter what the respective EEG assessment looks like: The success of the EEG in photovoltaics is enormous and will change the world for good: Solar power is already the cheapest energy source in the world and is readily ...


    By Solarpraxis AG

  • 10 Facts you didn’t know about Wind Energy

    The oldest rotary windmills are considered to have been used regularly in agriculture and other purposes since 2000 B.C. by peoples of what would today be China and the Middle East who already sensed what the German physicist Albert Betz, the father of physics governing modern wind turbines, called The Theory of Wind Energy, presented and ...


    By Vortex Bladeless SL

  • 7.5 MWe Direct Drying and Cogeneration - Tissue Industry - Case Study

    OWNER Lucart Group LOCATION Province of Lucca, Italy DIRECT DRYING DESIGN AND SUPPLY Valmet PRODUCT Taurus 70 Gas Turbine CUSTOMER VALUE Efficient and Sustainable Power The Lucart Castelnuovo di Garfagnana tissue mill is part of the Lucart Group, one ...

  • CityCenter MGM Resorts, Las Vegas, NV - 8.2-MW CHP System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: CityCenter MGM Resorts Las Vegas, NV MARKET SECTOR: Hotel/Casino/Mixed Use FACILITY SIZE: 18 million sq. ft. EQUIPMENT: Two Turbines (Mercury 50) FUEL: Natural Gas USE OF THERMAL ENERGY: Water heating CHP TOTAL EFFICIENCY: 73% ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS: Reduction in carbon emissions. TOTAL PROJECT COST: $12.6M ANNUAL ...

  • Capitol Power Plant - 7.5 MW CHP System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Washington, D.C. MARKET SECTOR: District Energy & Federal Facility FACILITY SIZE: 7.5 megawatts (MW) Combustion Turbine FACILITY PEAK LOAD: 7.5 MW EQUIPMENT: Combustion Turbine FUEL: Natural Gas (w/ Fuel Oil Backup) USE OF THERMAL ENERGY: Power (backpressure steam turbine), Heating, Domestic Hot Water and Reheat CHP TOTAL ...

  • Combined Heat And Power Distillery - Captain Morgan - Case Study

    OWNER DIAGEO LOCATION St. Croix, US Virgin Islands PRODUCT Centaur® 50 (4.6 MW) Gas Turbine CUSTOMER VALUE LPG Fuel and Cost Savings On the island of St. Croix, located in the Virgin Islands, the Captain Morgan rum distillery uses a Centaur 50 gas turbine for combined heat and ...

  • Power plant power for mining - Genser Energy - Case Study

    OWNER Genser Energy LOCATION Tarkwa, Ghana PRODUCT PGM130 Powered by Titan™ 130 CUSTOMER VALUE Reliability, Responsiveness, Cost Savings Genser Energy is an independent power producer headquartered in the USA with operations across West Africa. Gensers largest operation is ...

  • 15MWe modular power plant utility power - City and Borough of Sitka - Case Study

    OWNER: City and Borough of Sitka, Alaska PRODUCT: Titan 130 Modular Power Plant APPLICATION: Standby and Peaking Power CUSTOMER VALUE: Stability in Island Mode Operation Efficient Environmentally Friendly Power The City and Borough of Sitka is located in the center of the ...

  • Vortex Bladeless biography & current stage

    The idea behind the technology // Vortex Bladelessis a tech startup. We are developing anenvironmentally friendlywind generator which needsno blades nor rotation. It is a new technology designed for modular on-site energy generation and low-consumption systems off-grid, specially thought to work along with other Vortex units or regular solar panels. Our vortex wind turbine is ...


    By Vortex Bladeless SL

  • Gigawatt Global Begins Full Construction on Burundi’s First Private-Sector, Grid-Connected Solar Field

    Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi to become first grid-connected project supported by REPP to begin full construction UK government-funded REPP set to continue support for country’s first private-sector grid-connected solar project with construction bridge loan Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar plant in Burundi is to become the ...

  • 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

  • Marine cultivation technology opening the door to the rich sources of clean energy in our oceans

    Despite the growing demand and supply of renewable energy sources, we still rely on fossil fuels for much of our global energy. But deep below the ocean, there is a source of clean carbon energy waiting to be harvested, which will go a long way to reducing our dependence on oil, gas and coal – seaweed. A recent study in Nature Geoscience estimated that seaweed floating down to ...


    By Marine BioEnergy, 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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