DO YOU REALLY KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT OUR PUMPS USED AS TURBINES?

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According to a recent market study, policy decisions like the Kyoto Protocol, in combination with the increasing cost of energy, are generating increasing demand for alternative, renewable sources of energy in all market segments. In Germany alone, there is a posited potential for pumps as turbines (PaTs) on the order of 100 – 250 MW …

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POWERTURBINES: WATER TURBINES MADE IN SPAIN (EUROPE)

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On this occasion, we have installed a battery charging turbines (Microbat Series) at the entrance to a drinking water reservoir to provide electricity to it, making it an energy-sustainable facility. Remember that our water turbines for self-consumption: They are a source of renewable energy for self-consumption both isolated and connected to the electricity grid. They …

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IS THE INSTALLATION OF A WATER TURBINE REALLY PROFITABLE?

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Imagine that we are in front of a drinking water tank like the one we can find anywhere in the world or in front of a pressure reducing valve. Taking advantage of the excess pressure drop available, we installed a water turbine with a power electric of 10 kW. With the energy generated, it is …

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HOW DO OUR WATER TURBINES FOR BATTERY CHARGING WORK?

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Our water microturbines allow energy to be recovered at multiple points in the water distribution networks and are applicable to any industry, both nationally and internationally. With such a simple installation similar to that of any conventional pump, with the water turbines for self-consumption you will be able to generate energy in remote areas where …

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CLIMATE CHANGE: A THREAT AGAINST THE ENVIRONMENT

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Climate change constitutes the greatest environmental threat ever suffered by humanity. Background Climate change is the evil of our time and its consequences can be devastating if we do not drastically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, the impacts of climate change are already perceptible and are evidenced by …

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WATER TURBINE IN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA (SPAIN)

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The Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) has a Hydraulic and Irrigation Laboratory (LHIR) dependent on the Department of Rural and Agricultural Engineering. It is a pioneering research facility consisting of a closed circuit with a lower and an upper tank with an associated pumping station. Additionally the pumps of the pumping station, provided with frequency …

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WATER TURBINE IN PRESSURE REDUCING VALVE (PRV) IN SPAIN

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The historic city of Salamanca, crossed by the river Tormes, has about 330,000 citizens and is located northwest of Madrid. The drinking water supply network has several regulating valves that reduce pressure in certain areas of the municipality. Thanks to the installation of the water turbine in parallel to one of the city’s pressure reducing …

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WATER TURBINE IN DRINKING WATER TANK (PALMA DEL RIO – SPAIN)

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Palma del Río is a municipality located in the south of Spain, in Andalucía, and has about 22,000 inhabitants. The drinking water supply system has a treatment plant that pumps the treated water to a reservoir located in an upper area. From that reservoir, the water is transported through a pressurized pipe to the municipality. …

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TURBINE IN WATER TREATMENT PLANT (GRANVILLE-FRANCE)

TURBINA A LA ENTRADA DE PLANTA POTABILIZADORA (ETAP) EN GRANVILLE (FRANCIA)

The water treatment plant in Granville (France) receives raw water pumped from a river. The water is stored in an elevated reservoir before being treated at the plant. This means that the pipe that carries the water to the plant reaches a pressure of 1.2 bar. Later, the water is stored in a pre-treatment tank. …

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