Tidal power plants are put to the test in the Netherlands

Not only are tidal power plants invisible, they also supply renewable energy regardless of weather conditions. This compelling technology is being tested with a little help from a bearings expert

Canada moves to harness sea power

$2.4 million investment in clean ocean technology to provide sustainable solutions

Sound idea for hydropower plants

Unmanned hydropower plants will get first-hand remote support, thanks to a new innovation: sound-based monitoring



Twin Archimedean screw turbine

Installed at housing development as part of hydroelectric project

Compact hydroelectric generators

Engineers can benefit from a low weight and space-saving solution for easier installation

Refurbishment of Roosevelt Dam hydropower generator

Refurbishment of this iconic installation was always going to be essential in order to keep the plant working efficiently for the future

Hydropower’s big surge

Set to double by 2050, says World Energy Council report ... if governments and multilateral banks give help to emerging economies where hydropower resources are under-utilised

Taken to new heights

Industrial gear units from NORD complete heavy workload at a reservoir project

Hydroelectric project for castle

Mini power station installed on river to produce electricity sustainably using environmentally-friendly water-driven screw generators

Energy centre completes its first commercial project

Orion Energy Centre completes project for Resolute Marine Energy

Large hydro-electric dams 'unviable and seriously damaging to emerging economies'

New research from Oxford University finds severe cost and schedule overruns for large hydro-electric dams

Eel bypass system at hydroelectric power plant

The Unkelmühle hydro-electric power plant pilot eel bypass initiative incorporates SIPOS’ synchronised actuators

Latin America fuels demand for large hydro turbines

Turbine market gains as governments turn to large hydro power projects to reduce dependence on fossil fuel

Power producers invest for a mixed fuel future

South American power producers are investing heavily in new technology, both to enable them to swap quickly between different fossil fuels and to improve their hydropower performance

Automating functions at a Peruvian hydropower plant

Automation technology is playing a key part in a new US$25m project to double the capacity of an underground hydropower plant in a remote area of the Peruvian Andes. The result will be reliable electricity supplies for local people and businesses. Sean Ottewell reports



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