Hydropower Articles

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • When Disaster Response Drives Transformational Change to Grids, Fuel Cells are the Preferred Choice of Many Energy Prosumers

    The increasing frequency of weather-related disasters puts emergency disaster response in the headlines often and encourages more and more systematic solutions. In the example of wildfires in the U.S., where 30,000 fires burned over 3.5 million acres between January – August 2019, systematic solutions are crucial.  Seeking to minimize fire damage, utilities in California have instilled ...


    By GenCell Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • Additional Power Production, Little River Hydro - Case Study

    Little River Hydroelectric project utilizes water conveyed by the Little R. in Troy, North Carolina .  The Project would add additional power production to the  preexisting HPP.  We developed the Project concept through existing site information including flow data, topography, site visits, discussions with Hydrodyne Industries, and information from equipment vendors. ...


    By Rickly Hydro

  • Mechanical Principle of Power Press Machine

    The power press machine is driven by a motor through a transmission mechanism to exert technological force on the workpiece. The transmission mechanism is the deceleration mechanism of belt transmission and gear transmission, and the working mechanism is divided into screw mechanism, crank connecting rod ...

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