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hydropower


Understanding Hydro Turbine Draft Tubes and Their Importance

Significant engineering goes into every hydropower facility. Among the items that require detailed design work are draft tubes, which are basically conical diffusers installed at the outlet of turbine runners.…


The Hydropower Industry's Sustainability Conundrum

Hydropower makes up the majority of the world’s renewable energy capacity, but it’s not necessarily an environmentally friendly form of power. However, groups are working to improve hydropower technology to…


Ecuador's Power Grid Gets a Massive Makeover

Over the past two decades, Ecuador has added a lot of hydroelectric power to its mix. Going forward, natural gas generation is expected to play more of a role in…


POWER Digest [March 2021]
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Hydropower Plant Comes Online in Turkey. GE Renewable Energy in February said the company has successfully completed the Lower Kaleköy Hydropower plant at the Lower Kaleköy Dam in Turkey, with…


POWER Digest [February 2021]

Ørsted Gets UK’s Green Light to Build 2.4-GW Offshore Wind Farm. Danish multinational company Ørsted on Dec. 31 received development consent from the UK to build the 2.4-GW Hornsea Project Three…