Highly flexible hydropower could prove beneficial for downstream ecosystems (LTU October 2020) - Anton Burman, PhD student, LTU A team of researchers at Luleå University of Technology has found that the influence on the riverine ecosystems downstream of a hydropower plant when the discharge is allowed to start and stop up to 60 times per [...]
Summary of the HydroFlex public workshop no 2 (webinars autumn 2020) Due to public health restrictions the planned public workshop had to be replaced by a series of digital events. The following report gives a brief summary of the content and discussions in the webinars. In a collaborative research project, it is important for researchers [...]
Autumn 2020 webinars available online To reduce the infection risk, the planned public workshop in Uppsala was replaced by four public webinars. These were also recorded and made available online. Below is the link to each of the webinars Date Title September 24, 2020 WP2 webinar: Hydropower in the European energy system: Future flexibility [...]
HydroFlex Internship Report on the evaluation of the hydraulic model for Nidelva This report presents the work of validating and researching the hydraulic model for Nidelva river developed for the HydroFlex project. The work has been carried out by Magnus Graf during his internship at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NTNU. [...]
Erik Tengs and Maria Rolstad Jordal from EDRMedeso present a framework for variable-speed Francis turbine design.
In HydroFlex webinar #3, HydroFlex researchers Ana Juárez and Antom Burman present Hydraulic Models in Nidelva and Ume rivers.
HydroFlex PhD Candidate Jesline Joy (LTU) participated in the 15th Asian International Conference on Fluid Machinery in September 2019.
HydroFlex PhD Candidate Johannes Kverno, NTNU, aims to identify the main causes and locations of fatigue in Francis turbines during start-up.
HydroFlex co-organized the Third Francis-99 workshop taking place in Trondheim on May 28-29, 2019.