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Collaborations and commissioning
05 March, 2021
A number of firms and organisations are working together to push forward the development of wave and tidal power projects, while investments are being secured for new projects and other schemes are demonstrating their feasibility.
EMEC starts independent assessment for Verdant Power’s tidal project
18 December, 2020
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has started an independent power performance assessment for Verdant Power following the deployment of three 5th Generation (Gen5) tidal stream turbines in New York City’s East River in October 2020.
Turbines ready for use after extensive tests
21 October, 2014
Schottel has announced that its hydrokinetic turbines are ready for use after successfully undergoing extensive tests in the Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.
Digging to the roots - the theory behind hydraulic turbines and pumps
13 August, 2008
Hungarian mathematician and mechanical engineer, Dr Arpad A Fay had his first international paper published in IWP&DC in April 1970. In August 2008, Dr Fay is 75 years old. Here he recounts his vast experience of researching the theory behind hydraulic turbines and pumps
The effects of surface roughness
15 May, 2007
P Krishnamachar and Arpad Fay investigate the effect of surface roughness on losses and performance of hydraulic turbines
IEC meeting to be held in Vancouver
13 February, 2007
The International Electrotechnical Commission - Technical Committee 4 (Hydraulic Turbines) will hold its next Plenary Meeting in Vancouver, Canada from 10-13 September 2007.
21 November, 2005
An interdisciplinary research group has been created at the Lulea University of Technology to help develop new methods in design, operation and maintenance of hydro power equipment
Setting the standard
11 May, 2000
In keeping with developments in turbine technology, the International Electrotechnical Commission has revised its key standard for model acceptance tests. Hans Teichmann reports