hydraulic power plants

  • The power of hydro

    17 July 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Pierre Maruzewski has been nominated Chair of IEC Technical Committee 4: Hydraulic turbines, until end of November 2026. He gives us his outlook for the hydro sector over the coming years as well as his priorities as new...
  • More power to you!

    15 April 2018 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Technology breakthroughs are lowering the cost of renewable energies while low-voltage direct current systems (LVDC) are being tested by experts both in the developed and developing world.
  • Reduced scale model testing for hydropower projects

    15 July 2017 by Dr Loïc Andolfatto, Mech. Eng. MSc. ENS de Cachan, France, Head of EPFL LMH Testing Group, Expert for IEC TC4/WG33 and Prof. François Avellan, Eng. Dr Université d’Aix Marseille 2, Director of EPFL LMH, Convenor of IEC TC4 Maintenance Team 32
    Hydropower projects are usually very large, designed to last for decades and then to be refurbished. Owing to the huge costs involved and the need to achieve the best possible results and efficiency, extensive testing of...