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Using a wind farm without wind

What happens to wind farm infrastructure when there is no wind? Virtually all wind farms are designed for nominal power: The wind turbine (WTG) transformer, cabling, roads and substation (BoP) are all designed for a wind speed of 12 m/s.  However, especially in low wind regions, this might only occur for a few hours of …

The Dam Complex of Upper Atbara

Dam Complex of Upper Atbara – Alle Maschinen am Netz

Das Mehrzweck-Projekt “Dam Complex of Upper Atbara” im Osten des Sudan dient der Bewässerung, der Trinkwasserversorgung und dem Hochwasserschutz. Das Wasserkraftwerk stellt darüber hinaus 320 MW elektrischer Leistung zur Verfügung. Weitere Informationen unter Seit Mitte Juni 2018 sind alle vier Maschinen des Dam Complex of Upper Atbara DCUAP im Sudan am Netz. Das große …

The hydroelectric dam of Roseires

Rehabilitating and Uprating the Roseires Hydropower Plant: A Visit to Sudan

The “New Roseires” hydropower plant in Sudan will in the future provide to the country an important expansion in power generation capacity, enough for supplying electricity to thousands of additional homes, as well as public infrastructure (e.g. hospitals). This will significantly increase the quality of living of the Sudanese population. Electrical Engineer Julio Hildebrand is part …