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  • 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

  • Small hydroelectric dams not so green, say experts

    The combined impacts of numerous small hydroelectric dams in one river basin can be at least as harmful as one large dam, warn experts, environmental activists and indigenous groups, who face a flood of new projects along the rivers of the western Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. Hydraulic energy from small dams 'is interesting because of its low environmental costs, but everything has its ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Companies Using Oil Skimmers to Clean Flowback

    Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a process that recovers natural gas and oil from deep shale formations that contain large amounts of the fuels. Fracking requires the drilling of a well vertically underground, past the deepest aquifer containing fresh groundwater. Steel surface casing is inserted down the well ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Eaton Simplifies Small Motor Load Overload Protection with New Cost Effective Enclosed Manual Motor Starter Package

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of a competitively priced, enclosed manual motor starter with hand-off-auto (HOA) functionality and run light indication. Designed to meet the needs of contractors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and distributors in the construction and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) markets, this compact, cost-effective package ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Westinghouse Electric Company Announces Next Step in Fuel Production for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor

    Westinghouse Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, S.C., initiates fabrication of small modular reactor prototype fuel assemblies for testing Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the next step in the production of fuel for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR). The Westinghouse engineering design team ...


  • Envirogen Introduces New Small-Scale Fluidized Bed Reactor Systems for Treatment of Selenium in Coal Mining Waters

    Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced today that it has introduced a new small-footprint fluidized bed reactor (FBR) system designed to treat low flows of selenium-laden coal mining waters economically and efficiently. The new systems will allow coal mine operators to treat flows that start at less than 100 gallons per minute (gpm) to lower than 5 micrograms per liter selenium at ...


    By Envirogen Technologies Inc.

  • Eaton to Showcase Power Management Solutions Powering Projects at the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention Booth #805

    Power management company Eaton will showcase its range of solutions and services for electrical contractors at the 2015 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention and Trade Show from October 4 through 6, at the Moscone Center South in San Francisco. At booth #805, visitors can meet with the company’s experts and see its ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers for Hydroelectric Power Plants: Another Green Idea from Abanaki

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki announced a full range of oil skimmers and emergency oil spill systems for the special challenges facing hydroelectric power generation facilities, who must protect water resources from spills of hydraulic fluid. Although hydroelectric-generated electricity is considered clean, small leaks of hydraulic oil from turbines at hydroelectric plants are not uncommon. The oil can end ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Be inspired and challenged by Holmatro's compact powerhouses

    The new generation of short stroke cylinders and flat cylinders with spring return allows Holmatro to add a new chapter to its range of products for powerful, hydraulic solutions for heavy, industrial applications. Our motto of mastering power means we want to support companies which need to master extreme forces in an easy and intelligent manner under the most extreme conditions. ...


    By Holmatro Group

  • Eaton significantly reduces time to deliver Vickers PVM pumps

    To respond to the needs of its European customers, Eaton has localized the assembly and testing of its Vickers® PVM pump at its Wehrheim facility in Germany. This change has significantly reduced the lead time for the most popular PVM builds to less than eight weeks when ordered in small or medium quantities. John Taylor, EMEA Product Manager for Open Circuit Piston Pumps: “As a result ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton Tapped to Enhance Electrical Safety, Reliability at FAA Headquarters

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced a contract valued at more than $1 million to supply the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) headquarters in Washington, D.C. with upgraded network protectors designed to safeguard the constant flow of safe, stable power to the 847,391 square foot U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) operated building, which was ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Alnmaritec boats in oil spill response

    Alnmaritec Limited, a UK specialist boat builder, is rapidly gaining recognition in the market for oil spill response/pollution control vessels with two new boats delivered this year. The most recent delivery was a boom deployment and spill response boat to the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd. The new vessel ‘Responder 1' is based upon the successful Wave Worker class from ...


  • U.S. wind industry manufacturing expanded in 2009, says AWEA

    U.S. wind energy industry manufacturing continued to grow in 2009 although at a slower rate than in 2008, according to an April 8 report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Overall, 10 new manufacturing facilities came online in the United States in 2009, 20 more were announced, and nine facilities were expanded. The largest expansion was in the manufacture of wind turbine ...

  • Eaton Announces Groundbreaking of New Electrical Facility in the Philippines to Expand Manufacturing Footprint in Asia Pacific

    Power management company Eaton today announced that it will invest in a new manufacturing facility in the Philippines for its electrical business to further expand its operations in the Asia Pacific market. A groundbreaking ceremony was held today, and was attended by representatives from government, local organizations and Eaton leadership. “The further expansion of Eaton’s ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton announces utility-scale underwater energy generation for U.S. Navy

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it will help to develop an underwater, utility-scale energy generation system for the United States Navy. Eaton is contracted to support the project’s land-based engineering, and will develop high-voltage electrical distribution equipment to efficiently convert and transmit safe, reliable alternative energy from the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Caley Linear Cable Engine for Telecoms Cable Lay

    Caley Ocean Systems, part of the Seanamic Group, has developed a high speed linear cable engine (LCE) for telecoms cable laying. Operating at speeds up to 10 knots, the fully containerised Caley LCE provides complete control of deployment of telecoms cable and repeaters. Caley offers a range of linear cable engines optimised for laying and recovering a wide variety of cable types. The ...


    By Caley Ocean Systems

  • KOBELCO Highlights GWS Environmental Contractors, Inc.

    Residents and patients of the Homestead Rehabilitation and Homecare Center in rural Sussex County, NJ, enjoy 14-acres with magnificent country views, including two tranquil ponds, gardens and several buildings. Long a part of the county’s history, the 102-bed facility was recently in need of some grounds maintenance. One of the projects to be completed was the removal and remediation of an ...

  • Eaton Introduces Type BR Loadcenter to Minimize the Space, Effort and Expense of Circuit Panel Installation

    Power management company Eaton today released a new 60-space, 120-circuit Type BR loadcenter affording residential and commercial construction markets the highest number of circuits available in a single breaker box installation. The new Type BR loadcenter eliminates the need for additional fuse box equipment or labor, such as a sub-panel, by providing an installer up to 120 circuits in the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • ANDRITZ to equip two hydropower stations in East Asia

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received contracts from Vietnam and South Korea to supply electromechanical equipment for hydropower stations with a total value of around 65 million euros. VNECO Hoi Xuan Investment and Electricity Construction has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO an order for the design, delivery, installation, and commissioning of three bulb turbines and ...

  • Why you should get the pipe bursting equipment from TRIC tools

    To understand why you should get the pipe bursting equipment from TRIC Tools you first have to know what pipe bursting is if you don’t already. Pipe bursting is a trenchless method of replacing pipelines that have been buried underground and don’t require a traditional construction trench for repair or replacement. These pipes could be in regard to sewer, water, or even natural gas. ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

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