The challenges for hydroelectric power on the test bench of science

SUCCESSFUL START-UP IN ICELAND

15.05.2014

On March 7th, Voith and national Icelandic energy provider Landsvirkjun celebrated the official start-up of the new Budarhals power station. The current design was developed based on the original plans.

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Wasserwelten Flims: Synergistic solution

01.01.2014

Over the last ten years, the Graubünden community of Flims has implemented an extremely broad-based water utilisation project under the Romansh name of "Sinfonia d’aua".

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Vernagtsee Power Plant

Glacier Water Drives Hydropower Plant

23.05.2013

Energie Schnals Konsortial- GmbH invested around 8 million euros into the construction of the hydropower plant, which uses two structurally identical machine units to generate around 13 gigawatts of electricity.

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AUSTRIAN HYDROPOWER TECHNOLOGY IN ITALY

22.05.2013

With appr. 25 MW of installed capacity in the form of 4 high- and medium-pressure power stations, the 900-soul municipality of Ligonchio in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines is one of the region's hydropower hotspots.

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PUSTER VALLEY: NEW CHAPTER IN HYDROPOWER

21.05.2013

As it did in the past, textile manufacturer Moessmer of Bruneck is committed to the use of hydropower. As the oldest industrial operation in the Puster Valley, the firm’s tradition-steeped history goes back more than 100 years.

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PRIVATE PIONEER PROJECT in SOUTH TYROL

22.04.2013

In 2009 the permit for the almost century-old hydropower plant in the market town of Mühlbach was up for re-application. But not the region’s big players of the energy supply industry won the project.

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BRAUN'S BIGGEST TRASH RACK CLEANER

20.04.2013

The Sohlstufe Lehen power plant in the heart of the city of Salzburg, Austria, will be put into operation in mid-2013. Works on the plant are currently being finalized.

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Turbine Power for PP Chain in Romania

15.04.2013

GHE has been supplying the equipment for an extensive cascade project in the valley of the River Uz in the Szeker Land region. A total of 15 turbines  were delivered to the valley in the north-east of Transylvania.

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Ossberger turbines

SMALL HYDROPOWER PLANT IN CHILE

07.04.2013

Since the 90s the South American country of Chile has seen a rapid economic development. This growth is accompanied by a growing energy demand, which currently increases at an annual rate of eight percent.

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ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSIDERATE LUBRICANTS

02.04.2013

Hydropower plants are generally regarded as a very clean source of energy. In order to meet these expectations it is important that operators use environmentally considerate lubricants (ECLs).

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