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  1. Pushing Europe's Pumped Storage Potential

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2013

    Europe to develop additional hydro pumped storage has revealed that there are opportunities to increase the region's pumped storage capacity by a factor of 10. The ..... hydro plants with reservoirs and pumped storage hydro would allow, for instance

  2. What Drives Pumped Storage Development in Europe and the USA?

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 May 2013

    Pumped - storage development in Europe has been taking ..... Engels and Thomas Beyer Twenty-two pumped - storage units with more than 2,400 MW of ..... decade of this century, the rate of pumped storage construction is accelerating, with

  1. ENERGY STORAGE: Opportunities for Pumped Storage : Supporting Renewable Energy Goals

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    Pumped - storage hydro is an ideal option for firming ..... and Maureen Winters Since the 1920s, pumped - storage hydroelectric plants have provided ..... U.S. and Europe. Today, the 40 pumped - storage projects operating in the U.S. (see

  2. Illwerke selects Alstom to supply generators, exciters for Obervermuntwerk 2 pumped-storage project

    Online Articles

    Tue, 18 Mar 2014

    exciters for the Obervermuntwerk 2 pumped - storage hydropower plant in Montafon ..... for flexible use". The 360 MW pumped - storage project will be Illwerke's ..... increases the need for storage, pumped - storage will play a greater role in tomorrow

  3. Pumped Storage : Investigating Development of the Elmhurst Quarry Project

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    development, the Elmhurst Quarry Pumped Storage Project will take advantage of ..... infrastructure that could be converted into pumped - storage facilities with less civil work ..... resource. The Elmhurst Quarry Pumped Storage Project (EQPS) is a unique application

  4. Wind-Hydro Integration: Pumped Storage to Support Wind

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jun 2009

    the best operational option is pumped storage , which is always available and ..... building the 852-MW La Muela 2 pumped - storage plant for this purpose and is ..... construction of three additional pumped - storage plants with a total capacity

  5. Converting to Variable Speed at a Pumped-Storage Plant

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Sep 2013

    variable speed unit at an existing pumped - storage plant can increase capacity ..... network flexibility to conventional pumped - storage plants by enabling power regulation ..... generation mode. A variable speed pumped - storage plant is one for which the speed

  6. Swan Lake pumped-storage project still in development

    Online Articles

    Thu, 6 Feb 2014

    1,000-MW Swan Lake North pumped - storage hydropower project is moving ..... partnership in February 2012 to develop pumped - storage facilities in North America ..... are being courted. For more pumped - storage news, visit here .

  7. Nepal eyes first pumped-storage projects

    Online Articles

    Tue, 21 Jan 2014

    Nepal could be getting its first pumped - storage hydropower plants pending the ..... Sunkoshi 2 and 536-MW Sunkoshi 3 pumped - storage projects, both of which will ..... report's completion. For more pumped - storage news, visit here .

  8. Developer files FERC application for pumped-storage /solar power project

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 Feb 2014

    permit for the proposed Sacaton Pumped - Storage Project in Arizona, which would ..... consist of a 150-MW closed-loop pumped storage facility and a 100-MW solar ..... plant to be located adjacent the pumped storage project, and to provide support