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  • Start Me Up: These Huge Turbines Are Ready To Boost Brazil’s Smallest State

    Start Me Up: These Huge Turbines Are Ready To Boost Brazil’s Smallest State

    In the popular imagination, Brazil is an eternal carnival of sun, samba and soccer on the sand in Rio de Janeiro. Yet many Brazilians claim that the real Brazil is actually the country’s sprawling Northeast region, which is a long way from the golden beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. The Northeast is the home of capoeira, the hypnotic Afro-Brazilian martial art; the sertão, the ...

News

  • Emrgy at the 2019 CRWUA Conference

    Emrgy at the 2019 CRWUA Conference

    In mid-December, Emrgy’s sales team and CEO Emily Morris attended the 2019 Colorado River Water Users Association (CRWUA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Attendees were very interested in Emrgy’s distributed hydrokinetic power ...

Equipment & Solutions

  • Protection of Hydropower Equipments
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    Protection of Hydropower Equipments

    Variable frequency drives (VFDs) at hydroelectric power plants often control critical systems such as irrigation, water levels, fish management devices or flood gate control systems. In many cases the VFDs may already be equipped with manufacturer-installed line side surge protective devices (SPDs) to protect against spikes generated by switching motor loads. However, these built in SPDs may not ...