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Harmonics and the hidden cost of poor Power Quality

Karl Turner News & Updates

Electrical power quality is a measure of the electrical energy supplied into your building in terms of a steady voltage delivered in a smooth alternating frequency. However, it is also a measure of how efficiently your business is using this electrical energy and ultimately how much of it you need to consume to do the same amount of work.  In an ideal world, the AC voltage delivered by your utility would be a pure sine wave of …

Tidal Power

Off-Shore Tidal Energy

Karl Turner News & Updates

Tidal Power or Tidal Energy is a form of Hydropower that uses the natural rise and fall of the tides to create energy for electrical generation. Tidal plants can only be installed along coastlines. So, this seems like the rational move to make on our Coastlines in Ireland.  These plants are likened to that of Wind Turbines, except they are underwater. The mechanical energy …

Biomass: The Benefits of Anaerobic Digesters

Karl Turner News & Updates

Ireland is currently the 2nd worst performing country in Europe when it comes to tackling greenhouse gas emissions and our carbon footprint. Only about 9% of our energy is coming from renewable sources. With the prospect of hefty fines on the horizon from the EU for not meeting our 2020 carbon reduction target of 20%, there is a growing need …