Tensions Intensify as Ethiopia Readies to Start GERD Mega-Dam Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 15:10:28 +0000

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Despite continued pressure from Egypt and Sudan, Ethiopia will push ahead on the second-year filling of the 6.4-GW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) this summer with ambitions to begin operating two of its 16 planned turbines later this year.  Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen, who also serves as the East African nation’s deputy prime minister, […]

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POWER Digest [May 2021]

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 04:16:35 +0000

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Uzbekistan Wind Farm Project Expanding. Masdar, a global renewable energy company, has signed an agreement with Uzbekistan’s government to extend the capacity of its utility-scale wind farm project in the

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Large-Volume, Long-Duration Power and Water Storage Project Taking Shape in Idaho

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:39:05 +0000

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Cat Creek Energy, developer of a 1.1-GW “tribrid” renewable power and water storage project planned near Mountain Home, Idaho, has picked Voith Hydro to design and manufacture equipment for the project’s 720-MW ternary pumped storage component.  The development announced on April 29 marks a major milestone for the Cat Creek Energy and Water (CCEW) project. […]

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Understanding Hydro Turbine Draft Tubes and Their Importance

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:11:00 +0000

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Significant engineering goes into every hydropower facility. Among the items that require detailed design work are draft tubes, which are basically conical diffusers installed at the outlet of turbine runners

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Understanding Hydro Turbine Draft Tubes and Their Importance

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:11:00 +0000

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Significant engineering goes into every hydropower facility. Among the items that require detailed design work are draft tubes, which are basically conical diffusers installed at the outlet of turbine runners

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Projected Development of Renewables in Cuba

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:08:00 +0000

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As part of Cuba’s National Economic and Social Development Plan for 2030, the country aspires to increase the share of renewable energy on its electric grid to 24%. To accomplish this objective, the

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How the Clean Energy Transition Is Intensifying the Energy-Water Nexus

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 05:12:00 +0000

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Decarbonization is posing a fundamental dilemma that could have widespread serious implications for the power sector: the clean energy transition, if not properly managed, could increase water stress, or be

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How the Clean Energy Transition Is Intensifying the Energy-Water Nexus

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 05:12:00 +0000

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Decarbonization is posing a fundamental dilemma that could have widespread serious implications for the power sector: the clean energy transition, if not properly managed, could increase water stress, or be

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Decarbonization, Decentralization Driving Power Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 22:20:06 +0000

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Technological innovation has forever been part of the power generation sector, as electricity producers strive for more efficient and more economic ways to deliver power. The POWER magazine editorial staff, in a “State of the Industry” presentation on Sept. 28 to open the virtual 2020 Experience POWER conference, identified four trends in power generation that […]

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Award-Winning Hydropower Project Helps Electrify Ethiopia

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:59:12 +0000

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The government of Ethiopia has set a goal of providing access to electricity to all its citizens by 2025. It still has a long way to go, but projects such as the Genale Dawa III hydropower station are helping

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