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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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Voith Hydro Overhauls Legendary Canadian Power Plant

    Attention: News editors, business reporters: Voith Hydro Canada has won a contract to supply parts for the DeCew Falls 1 project. Operator Ontario Power Generation is overhauling the plant that has been supplying electricity to the grid for more than a century. Voith will supply the turbine runner, shaft, and wicket gates of Unit #8. The overhaul will be complete in early 2012. ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 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: ...


  • 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, ...

  • IDB US$12.5m grant to help refurbish hydro power plant in Haiti

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$12.5 million grant for a program to refurbish Haiti’s hydroelectric plant and to improve the reliability of energy supply for its capital, Port-au-Prince. Over the past decade the Péligre hydroelectric plant (CHP) has contributed about half the energy distributed by the state-owned utility Électricité d’Haïti (EDH), which relies on ...

  • Alstom Hydro wins new contract in Ecuador’s hydropower market

    Alstom Hydro* has signed a contract with Electro Generadora del Austro (Elecaustro) to provide key equipment to the new Ocaña hydropower plant in Ecuador. The plant is to be located in Ecuador’s southwestern province of Cañar. Under the terms and conditions of this contract, worth almost €9 million, Alstom Hydro will supply two turbine/generator units to the new plant. ...


    By Alstom Hydro

  • Alstom reinforces global footprint with two new hydro contracts

    Alstom has signed two new hydro contracts in Portugal and Panama, reconfirming its position as the world leader in hydroelectricity. The company has over a century of acquired know-how and today supplies approximately 25% of global hydropower from an installed base of over 400 GW of turbines and generators all over the world. Alstom Hydro contract helps Portugal increase its share in renewable ...


  • 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

  • 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. ...


  • Hydro the most likely clean energy to develop worldwide, says Bourne Energy

    The world's energy appetite is growing fast, and energy production capacity is being rapidly devoured. A fundamental shift in global demand has begun accompanied by a slow supply response, given the long lead-time required to rebuild surplus fossil fuel capacity. While the major renewables, solar and wind power, are growing at double digits they still make up less than 1% of the country’s total ...


    By Bourne Energy

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

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