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Downstream penstock (Mahoning Creek Hydroelectric Project) Adjacent to dam (Meldahl Hydroelectric Facility, KY) Downstream of dam (Montgomery Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project)   Through dam (Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Station in Lewiston, NY)   In gate (Lower St. Anthony
Different types of water turbines
Hydroelectric power, or hydropower, is a type of power that uses the force of the flowing water to generate electricity.  While there are a multitude of different hydroelectric facilities, they all use turbines/generators to convert the kinetic energy of flowing
Biogas Siloxane Removal
The engineers at Sorensen Systems are all too familiar with the problems that power plant operators are having with biogas contaminated with siloxane. How can something so seemingly minor destroy turbines (and how can it be mitigated)?
Free Water In Oil
Water is one of the most common contaminants in a fluid power system and one of the most damaging. When water contaminates a system, it can cause serious problems.
Parker HAS Electro-hydraulic Actuators
Hybrid actuation systems reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs. See why we're excited about the possibilities of self-contained linear actuation.