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Improvements in or relating to turbines and in particular Pelton wheel turbines.

Aggidis , George A. (2004) Improvements in or relating to turbines and in particular Pelton wheel turbines. .

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Item Type: Patent
Additional Information: This new Pelton runner design achieved a 50% cost reduction and requires only 30% of the delivery time compared with existing technology. Its innovative design has improved optimum efficiency. Because of its significance the industrial partner Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd. (P. Hensman - tel. 015395 68257) applied and paid for patents worldwide including UK, EU, Canada, Japan, and USA. It has been taken up by energy developers and ALCAN has a prototype demonstrator with a rating of 1500 kW in operation since 2004 at its Scottish Lochaber Hydro Power Station. RAE_import_type : Patent / published patent application RAE_uoa_type : General Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 2664
Deposited By: ep_importer
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2008 13:35
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 06:19
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/2664

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