Hydropower
Hydropower or water power (from the Greek: ύδωρ, "water" ) is power derived from the energy of falling water and running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes. Since ancient times, hyd...
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Rudaria watermills
Descopera Romania - Cheile Rudariei - Morile de apa Locul unde se macina timpul Aria naturală se află în Munții Almăjului (grupare montană a Munților Banatului), la o altitudine cuprinsă între 350 ...
Turbulent Is Ready to Change the World!
After 2 years of engineering and build iterations the team of Turbulent has finished its first 15kW low-head hydropower turbine. This is a scalable technology that can be installed at any kind of wate...
Microsoft Just Put A Data Center Under Water
Water and electronics usually don't mix. But Microsoft thinks dumping computers in the ocean might be the wave of future. Microsoft just finished a three-month experiment operating an underwater data ...
Underwater Balloons Could Give Us A New Way Of Storing Renewable Energy
While solar or wind farms are now contributing more energy than ever to the world's power supply, traditional energy sources are often required at peak times or to supplement renewable sources during ...
Hydroelectricity
Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the mos...
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Marine energy
Marine energy or marine power (also sometimes referred to as ocean energy, ocean power, or marine and hydrokinetic energy) refers to the energy carried by ocean waves, tides, salinity, and ocean tempe...
Water turbine
A water turbine is a rotary engine that takes energy from moving water.Water turbines were developed in the 19th century and were widely used for industrial power prior to electrical grids. Now they ...
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Watermill
A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses moving water as its power source. It is thus a structure that uses a water wheel or water turbine to drive a mechanical process such as milling (grinding)...
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Ocean energy
Marine energy or marine power (also sometimes referred to as ocean energy, ocean power, or marine and hydrokinetic energy) refers to the energy carried by ocean waves, tides, salinity, and ocean tempe...
Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway
The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a water-powered funicular railway joining the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth on the rugged coast of North Devon.
The high cliffs separating the two town...
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Francis turbine
The Francis turbine is a type of water turbine that was developed by James B. Francis in Lowell, Massachusetts. It is an inward-flow reaction turbine that combines radial and axial flow concepts. Fra...
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Ben's Mill
Ben's Mill is a 1982 American documentary film directed by Michel Chalufour and John Karol. The film portrays how the energy from the river is used to drive the multitudes of leather belts used to dr...
Microsoft Just Put A Data Center Under Water
Water and electronics usually don't mix. But Microsoft thinks dumping computers in the ocean might be the wave of future. Microsoft just finished a three-month experiment operating an underwater data ...
Wells turbine
The Wells turbine is a low-pressure air turbine that rotates continuously in one direction in spite of the direction of the air flow. Its blades feature a symmetrical airfoil with its plane of symmetr...
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Gorlov helical turbine
The Gorlov helical turbine (GHT) is a water turbine evolved from the Darrieus turbine design by altering it to have helical blades/foils. It was patented in a series of patents from September 19, 1995...
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Graben Tour
The Graben Tour (German: Grabentour) is a mining history footpath in the north of the former district of Freiberg in the German Free State of Saxony. It follows the course of an old mining water ...
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Dual Work Exchanger Energy Recovery
The Dual Work Exchanger Energy Recovery (DWEER) is an energy recovery device. In the 1990s developed by DWEER Bermuda and licensed by Calder AG for use in the Caribbean. Seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO...
Siebengründer Graben
The Siebengründer Graben is a mining ditch that was constructed in 1903/1904 in the Lower Harz in central Germany. Today, it is dry.
The Kochsgraben was completed in 1724. In the course of the dec...
List of largest hydroelectric power stations
This article provides a list of the largest hydroelectric power stations by generating capacity. Only plants with capacity larger than 2,000 MW are listed.The Three Gorges Dam in Hubei, China, has the...
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Deep water source cooling
Deep water source cooling (DWCS) or deep water air cooling is a form of air cooling for process and comfort space cooling which uses a renewable, large body of naturally cold water as a heat sink. It ...
Marine current power
Marine current power is a form of marine energy obtained from harnessing of the kinetic energy of marine currents, such as the Gulf stream. Although not widely used at present, marine current power ha...
Kunstteich
A Kunstteich (plural: Kunstteiche) is an historic German term for a man-made lake or pond associated with the mining industry and its technology. These ponds were created by the construction of barrie...
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Akerselvens Brugseierforening
Akerselvens Brugseierforening was an industrial association established in 1867 by factories located near Akerselva in Aker and Kristiania, Norway. Its first chairman was Jørgen Meinich, who chaired t...
Evolution from Francis Turbine to Kaplan Turbine
Francis turbine converts energy at high pressure heads which are not easily available and hence a turbine was required to convert the energy at low pressure heads, given that the quantity of water was...
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Ocean dynamics
Ocean dynamics define and describe the motion of water within the oceans. Ocean temperature and motion fields can be separated into three distinct layers: mixed (surface) layer, upper ocean (above th...
Bom Jesus funicular
The Bom Jesus funicular (Portuguese: Elevador do Bom Jesus) is a funicular located in Bom Jesus do Monte, city of Braga, Portugal. Operated by the Brotherhood of Bom Jesus do Monte, it connects Up...
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