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  • China Hydro Turbine Generator Unit Industry

    2012 Deep Research Report on China Hydro Turbine Generator Unit Industry was professional and depth research report on China Hydro Turbine Generator Unit industry. The report firstly introduced Hydro Turbine Generator Unit basic information included Hydro Turbine Generator Unit definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; international market analysis, China ...


  • Small hydro projects – renewable or ruinous?

    With thousands of rivers and streams running through British Columbia, small hydro energy projects seem like a significant source of renewable energy. Although such projects have low environmental impacts compared to major hydro-electric dams, they face a significant level of opposition from the public. These small hydro projects known as run-of-the-river projects utilize the natural ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Frost & Sullivan: Commissioning of Large Hydropower Projects in Latin America Fuels Demand for Large Hydro Turbines

    The large hydro turbine (LHT) market in Latin America is all set to soar on the back of economic growth in developing countries and use of the hitherto untapped resources of tropical and subtropical rivers. The biggest push for the LHT market will come from Brazil's concerted energy planning and the ongoing construction of large hydropower projects aimed at sustaining the economic and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Hydroelectric turbines of the future

    As a partner of the main plant operators and manufacturers in the world, PXL SEALS has chosen to organise a work group dedicated to sealing and guiding systems within PSPC Innov’Hydro (Structuring Project connected to the Competitiveness Hub). This project specifically brings together GE Renewable (former Alstom Hydro), EDF and other competent players in the hydroelectric sector. ...


    By PXL Industries

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • BC hydro launches standing offer program

    BC Hydro is implementing a Standing Offer Program to encourage the development of small and clean energy projects throughout British Columbia. The Program is a process to purchase energy from small projects with a nameplate capacity greater than 0.05 megawatts but not more than 10 megawatts. The intent of this Standing Offer Program ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) Market to 2020 New Market Report Published

    Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage)  Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020"" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the hydropower industry. To Buy The Copy Of This Report Visit: ...


  • Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020

    This is the latest report from industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the hydropower industry. The research provides an understanding of the hydropower market by project type, that is, large-scale hydro, small-scale hydro and pumped storage. The research also provides historical and forecast analysis of the global ...


  • Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) - Global Market Size, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020

    This report offers comprehensive information and understanding of the hydropower industry. The research provides an understanding of the hydropower market by project type, that is, large-scale hydro, small-scale hydro and pumped storage. The research also ...


  • Global Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020

    Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the hydropower industry. The research provides an understanding of the hydropower market by project type, that is, ...


  • 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 ...


    By ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest

  • Alstom Hydro strengthens its leadership of Brazil’s hydropower industry

    Alstom Hydro, Brazilian industry leader with a 35% share in the country’s hydropower market, has won a contract of over €300 million to supply part of the equipment for the Jirau hydropower plant, including Bulb turbines and generators. Located 135 km from the city of Porto Velho in northern Brazil, the Jirau hydropower plant will generate up to 3,300 MW and will start in operation in 2012. ...


  • ANDRITZ to supply tidal current turbines to MeyGen, Scotland

    ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from MeyGen Ltd. to supply three 1.5-megawatt tidal current turbines to the planned tidal array in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth, Scotland. Tidal current turbines are anchored to the sea bed in coastal waters and driven by rising and falling tides. Commissioning of the three turbines is ...


    By ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest

  • Airlines Can Use a 50 Percent Blend of Hydro Processed Biofuel in Planes

    Biobased jet fuel is poised for takeoff in the commercial market as the ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants has approved the addition of an annex to the biojet fuel specification D7566. Titled "Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons," the annex will set fuel properties for hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids fuel ...


  • McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Northland Power and Mnidoo Mnising Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Will be Powered by 24 GE Wind Turbines McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Will Provide 60 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Ontario Grid GE Will Provide around-the-Clock Innovative Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics and 10-Year Service ...


    By General Electric

  • Bigger is better when it comes to wind turbines

    A new study in the journal Environmental Science & Technology explores the question of whether larger wind turbines have made wind energy more or less environmentally friendly. As larger turbines require more resources to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GE Introduces 2.85-103 Wind Turbine for Japan

    Generates High Power Output for Constrained Areas Engineered for Higher Turbulence Conditions Experienced in Typhoon Class Wind Speeds and to Fit the Unique Japanese Landscape Proven Platform of More than 22,000 GE Wind Turbines Installed Globally Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its ...


    By General Electric

  • NREL and alstom celebrate wind turbine installation

    Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with officials from Alstom, today commemorated the successful installation and full capacity operation of a 3 megawatt Alstom ECO 100 wind turbine at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center.  This event signifies a crucial step forward in the long-term, collaborative ...

  • GE Milestone: 1,000th Wind Turbine Installed in Canada

    The 1,000th GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbine to be installed in Canada will enter service next month at Cartier Wind Energy’s Gros Morne project in the Gaspésie Region of Quebec, GE announced today at CanWEA’s 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Continuing to expand its presence in Canada’s wind energy sector, GE expects to have more ...


    By General Electric

  • Global wind could hit 2.1 TW by 2030; Germany pilots wind plus pumped hydro

    Global wind energy capacity could reach almost 1.68 TW in a moderate scenario and almost 2.1 TW in an advanced scenario by 2030, supplying up to 20% of global electricity, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)’s Global Wind Energy Outlook report released on October 21. GWEC’s Moderate Scenario reflects a world that maintains the trends from the past decade, with wind ...

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