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  • SIMEC Atlantis enters French joint venture to build new tidal project

    U.K. headquartered SIMEC Atlantis Energy, the tidal energy projects developer, has reportedly entered into a new joint venture with the Development Agency for Normandy (AD Normandy) for developing a tidal power project in Raz Blanchard, Normandy. Regional investment fund Normandie Participations is also a partner in the venture besides AD Normandy, which is an economic development agency. The new ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • How I wreck a rocky wall

    Home communication News When quarries are located near residential areas, adopting rock-working machinery that aren't noisy has its perks. If the machinery in question is handy, compact and with low vibration then the advantages are countless. ...


    By MB Crusher

  • TBEA Co. to invest in a $209 million hydropower project in Gabon

    TBEA Co., Ltd., a Chinese energy company, has reportedly announced to invest in a $209 million (€180 million) hydropower venture in the West African nation of Gabon. As per reliable sources, the firm will also be investing in the nation’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF).General Coordinator of Bureau of Coordination and Planning for an emerging Gabon, Liban Soleman stated that the plant will have a ...


    By CMFE Research

  • Windsor hydropower screw turbines

    Very nice article about our hydropower screw turbines for Windsor Castle in BBC's Countryfile Royal Special 2018.  Late 2011 two Archimedes hydropower screw turbines were installed at Romney weir on the River Thames to power both the Royal Castle as well as local households. The Landy screws dimension 4 meter diameter, 6 meter long and capacity 150 kW. ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • Harnessing ocean energy

    AlphaMERS Ltd, a Bengaluru based SME has designed, prototyped and tested a device to covert ocean waves into electricity. The device has a seabed unit and surface floats. The 5 kW model tested satisfactorily in artificial wave tank at IIT Madras. The system has a lot of flexibility in customising to wave heights, tidal ranges and depths. AlphaMERS believed this can be useful for ports and Islands ...


    By AlphaMERS Ltd

  • Renexpo Western Balkans

    24-26 April 2018 We look forward to welcome you at the Renexpo Western Balkans 2018 in Belgrade. Landustrie will be exhibiting with hydropower screw turbines at booth no A15 at the Belexpocentar Beograd. ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • U.S. Department of Energy Partners with Eaton to Advance Hydropower Generation

    Power management company Eaton has announced it is helping advance energy resiliency for the national power grid through a U.S. Department of Energy funded initiative to deploy new hydropower generation at existing non-powered dams and waterways. Under the second stage of the contract awarded in 2017, Eaton will manufacture and test new, low-cost integrated hydropower ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • French project in Alsace approaches final stage

    Recently the LANDY hydropower screw turbines are installed in the existing dam, in the Ill river at Erstein. A total of six Archimedes screws, each with a diameter of 2.5 meters and a weight of 70 tons, will produce aprrox a million kWh per year. Renewable energy intended for some 250 households. Commissioning of the hydropower scheme will take place in September 2017. ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • Archimedes screws largest in diameter

    At the quayside of Landustrie Sneek BV two large hydropower screw turbines, with a total weight of 64 tons, were boarded. Both Archimedes screws head for North Yorkshire, England. With a diameter of 4.5 meters, these are the largest screws manufactured by Landustrie so far and therefore too large for regular transport by road. On location in England the hydropower screws are installed in an ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • Energy Department Announces up to $12 Million for Projects to Advance Wave Energy

    The Energy Department announced up to $12 million in new projects to support the development of innovative technologies capable of generating reliable and cost-effective electricity from U.S. water resources. The four projects will advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy technologies, which can harness energy from the nation's oceans and rivers. Two projects will test and validate wave ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The international summit and exhibition “Hydropower Balkans 2017”

    The international summit and exhibition “Hydropower Balkans 2017” (15-17 November 2017 Montenegro, Podgorica) – is a professional platform, bringing together chief ministers, major investors, decision-makers of the leading hydropower plants and investment project initiators, as well as regulators, to consolidate efforts focused on efficient implementation of key projects ...


    By Vostock Capital

  • Largest hydropower screw

    At Landustrie's premises in Sneek, The Netherlands, the so far largest hydropower screw is manufactured. The 5 meter diameter screw will generate some 355 kW of sustainable energy. Final transport to the UK took place by ship at Landustrie's own ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • Water & Energy 2017

    We look forward to welcome you at the Orange Pavilion at Renexpo Western Balkans 2017 in Belgrade. From 25th - 27th of April 2017 Landustrie will be exhibiting a wide range of water management products and specifically LANDY hydropower screw turbines. You can find us at booth no D16 in the Belexpocenter. ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • ANDRITZ HYDRO to modernize Dnipro 1 hydropower station, Ukraine

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, was awarded a contract by state-owned utility Ukrhydroenergo for modernization of the Dnipro 1 hydropower station on the Dnieper River, Ukraine. The project is part of a rehabilitation program financed by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The contract value for ANDRITZ HYDRO amounts to approx. 60 million ...

  • ANDRITZ to supply water turbines and generators for the new hydropower plant on the River Mur in Grazd

    International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Energie Steiermark to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the new hydropower plant to be built in the Puntigam district of Graz. Commissioning is planned for the first half of 2019. ANDRITZ HYDRO will supply two bulb turbines (capacity: 2 x 9 MW) with a runner diameter of 3,600 mm each, including speed controllers as well ...

  • ANDRITZ receives two orders for hydropower plants in Norway and DR Congo

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Eidsiva Vannkraft AS to supply electromechanical equipment for the new Nedre Otta hydropower plant in Norway and from the Government utility SNEL (Société Nationale d’Électricité) for rehabilitation of the existing Mwadingusha hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of ...

  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • Archimedes screws largest in diameter

    At the quayside of Landustrie Sneek BV two large hydropower screw turbines, with a total weight of 64 tons, were boarded. Both Archimedes screws head for North Yorkshire, England. With a diameter of 4.5 meters, these are the largest screws manufactured by Landustrie so far and therefore too large for regular transport by road. On location in England the hydropower screws are installed in an ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • FirstEnergy to sell Pennsylvania gas plants

    FirstEnergy Corp. has filed paperwork with federal regulators stating its intent to sell four natural gas-fired power plants in Pennsylvania, part of the company’s overall strategy to exit the competitive electricity business. In a Form 8-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, FirstEnergy subsidiary Allegheny Energy Supply Co. has entered into a non-binding letter of ...

  • Large hydropower scheme in Alsace

    An existing weir at the River Ill, near Erstein, will be equipped with 6 Landy hydropower screws. The weir dates back to the end of the 19th century, and ensures that at high water, the lower regions of Erstein and Strasbourg do not flood. Part of the restoration and ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

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