News tagged with electrical generators

A new way to imagine grid stability

To ensure that the US electric grid remains stable and resilient, power generators in three main regions (Eastern, Western, and Texas) must be synchronized, all operating at the frequency of 60 hertz. Because generators interact ...

dateMay 22, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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High-pressure natural gas turbine-generator

Scientists of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) have developed a turbo expander electric generator operating on high-pressure natural gas. Natural gas, compressed at the power station, releases ...

dateFeb 06, 2017 in Engineering
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Crowdfunding a renewable future

One issue with small-scale, home-based renewable energy systems is that initial setup costs can be high. This puts such installations out of reach for some sectors of society, even if they could benefit financial in the long ...

dateOct 12, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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