Turbines and Mechanical Components

ANDRITZ has received an order from KC Group Nepal to supply turbines, generators and auxiliaries for the new 32-MW Karuwa Seti hydropower plant. The plant is located on the Seti Khola River in the Gandaki Zone’s Kaski District, and start-up is planned for March 2023. The contract comprises design, engineering, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and...
Research and Development

Across Europe, renewable power was the largest source of electricity generation for the sixth quarter in a row, as the easing of lockdown restrictions sparked an upturn in demand. Those were the standout statistics in the latest quarterly report on the European power generation market from energy data analyst EnAppSys. The study showed that renewable...
Marine Energy

Marine renewable energy company Verdant Power has installed an array of three tidal power turbines at its Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project site in the East River in New York City. The deployment came as the first U.S. tidal power project licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to a press release. The...
Jobs and People

Southern Company announced that Chris Womack, executive vice president and president of external affairs, has been elected by the Georgia Power Board of Directors to succeed Paul Bowers as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Georgia Power. Bowers’ retirement is scheduled to coincide with the Vogtle Unit 3 fuel load, which is expected in...
Marine Energy

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, announced it has joined forces with the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to develop a large-scale tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight, England. This site will be eligible to bid into future UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation rounds, according to a press release....
Rehabilitation and Repair

Technicians from Ecuador’s Turbine Research and Recovery Center (CIRT), using a high-tech scanning electron microscopy system, are carrying out investigations to determine the elemental chemical composition, morphological and particle size of the sediments carried by the Pastaza River. According to a press release published by BNamericas, water from this river is used for hydroelectric generation...
Controls and Automation

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its sixth CyberForce Competition™, which challenges college students to compete in a realistic cybersecurity defense exercise, will take place virtually on Nov. 14, 2020. Argonne National Laboratory, which hosted the first CyberForce Competition in 2016, manages the competition on behalf of DOE’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and...