June 7, 2019

Hydroelectric Power: Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better

While hydropower is considered to be a source of renewable energy by the federal government, the construction of large hydropower dams has generated a lot of negative press and general opposition in recent months. This doesn't mean all hydro-electric power should be discounted. When it comes to hydroelectric, people need to remember...bigger isn't always better. Small-hydro can harness the untapped potential of this renewable in the United States and around the world with far less risk. 
June 7, 2019

Hydrokinetic Disaster Relief Units: Dispatchable Power Without the Need For Fuel

When disaster hits, those in the affected areas generally have an immediate need for relief. Depending on the type and severity of the disaster, it is quite common to find people in need of access to clean water, food, lighting, clothes, shelter, energy and other emergency services. Unless these people get the resources they require, their lives will be in further danger.
June 7, 2019

How Facilities With Closed-Loop Water Systems Can Cut Costs by Capturing Energy From Falling Water

Many companies and industries could be missing out on a very, valuable resource despite their efforts to lower their environmental footprints, go green, cut costs and tap into the benefits afforded through renewable energy. Did you know, facilities with closed-loop water systems actually have a source of hydrokinetic power right there? It's true. Power plants, steel mills, waste water treatment facilities, cement plant, food processing plants and other factories with closed-loop water systems can cut costs by capturing energy from falling water.