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Volume 21, Issue 5
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  • Articles

    • Pumped Storage

      • Converting to Variable Speed at a Pumped-Storage Plant

        By Jean Marc Henry, Frederic Maurer, Jean-Louis Drommi, and Thierry Sautereau
        Replacing a traditional pump-turbine unit with a variable speed unit at an existing pumped-storage plant can increase capacity, provide better energy storage and offer faster grid support.

    • Executive Interview

      • Viewpoints from the Board Room: Voith Hydro CEO Roland Münch

        By David Appleyard
        Hydropower is a modern form of energy generation with great potential for expansion, says Roland Münch with Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG. He would like to see the legal framework change to show more support of hydropower in the overall generation mix.

    • Plant Optimization

      • A System to Optimize Plant Production

        By Marcelo Marcel Cordova, Fernando Antonio Camargo Ribas, Vitor Luiz de Matos and Fabio Renato Martins
        A new method is being tested at the Ita plant in Brazil to provide long-term production optimization of hydropower plants, using setpoints provided by the independent system operator.

    • Ocean Energy

      • Tapping the Power of Low-Velocity Tidal Currents

        By David Appleyard
        A novel tidal power generation device has moved a step closer to commercialization with the development of a simulator to support sea trials, currently under way in Ireland’s Strangford Lough. Developers of this technology hope it will become a substantial part of the new energy mix by the end of the decade.

  • Departments

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