Integration of Alternative Sources of Energy
...expansion, 38 Israel, alternative energy technologies, 295 Itaipu Binational power plant (Brazil), 1 Italy, alternative energy technologies, 84 Japan, alternative energy technologies, 5–6 Joint ventures, 124 Joule (J), 28, 119, 266 Kaplan turbine (KT), 70–71, 79–80... ...second law, 36 Kerosene, microturbines , 215 .
Emerging energy-efficient industrial technologies
...analysis points out, many manufacturers appear to be selling below cost to
build market share ( Kaplan 2000). One of the promises of microturbines is greater reliability and a lower operating cost than reciprocating
Implementation of a range of hydroelectric microturbines and complementary equipment aimed at generating on isolated networks power < 100 kW
The main aim of this project is to achieve the implementation of hydroelectric microturbines and complementary equipment... The installation of a Kaplan unit (of 800 mm diameter), a metallic trash rake, a water inlet...
The Case for Natural Gas Fueled Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Systems for Distributed Generation
...of NGSOFC (8,2 ¢/kWh) com-
pares favorably with the natural-gas-fired microturbine (15,6 ¢/kWh).  S. M. Kaplan , Displacing Coal with Generation from Exist-
ing Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants, Congressional...
...554 chamber step design 177, 178 Kappsches triangle, 106 capital value method, 890 Kaplan -turbine, 354 cavern... ...680 message, of 680, 712 quantity control, 108 Metering code, 863 method of the state variable, 831, 836, 973 method symmetrical components, 774, 799, 941 measuring size comparison protection, 604 measured value, 680 microprocessor technique, 592 microturbine , 13 minute reserve, 24...
Adaptive MPPT Applied to Variable-Speed Microhydropower Plant
The variable-speed capability allows for the improvement
of the operation efficiency of microturbines in numerous as... This makes the Kaplan and the semi-Kaplan
(propeller) turbines most attractive prime movers for such ap...
...Mars - rather than launching a full supply from Earth (Zubrin and
Wagner 1996; Hoffman and Kaplan 1997). This includes dynamic conversion
technologies such as internal combustion engines, microturbines or Stirling en-
gines as well...
Variable-speed hydro generation: operational aspects and control
Then, the variable-speed propeller turbine may be a good
alternative to a Kaplan turbine because of... ...de Ingenieros de
Caminos (Polytechnic University of Madrid), some tests on a
tubular microturbine have been performed...
Evaluating deep uncertainties in strategic priority�?setting with an application to facility energy investments
The investments include innovative microturbine and microgrid technologies. ...can
go wrong, what is the likelihood, and what are the conse-
quences [ Kaplan , Haimes, and Garrick...
Then the variable-speed propeller turbine may be a good
alternative to a Kaplan turbine, because of... ...de Ingenieros
de Caminos (Polytechnic University of Madrid) some
tests on a tubular microturbine have been done.