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...
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...
Rehabilitation and Repair

American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment of the Unit 5 and 15 turbines at Ameren’s 142-MW Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, U.S. American Hydro designed, manufactured and delivered new 200-inch, 120,000-pound Francis-type runners for these units under a previous contract....
New Development

Flovel announced it had commissioned the 29.9-MW Pa Hu hydropower project in Yen Bai Province, Vietnam, in early October. The run-of-river project, in Nam Cuom Commune, has a rated had of 231.48 m. After completing the reliability test procedures, the project has been handed over to the (unnamed) customer for commercial operation, according to a...