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Giant or dwarf

Some will state that the size always matters while others will count on the effectiveness. Let us take a look at the renewable energy sources. Of course not all territories could benefit from the power of the water as not all have this valuable resource while the sun and wind are for everybody.

Hydropower equipment manufacturers

ABB – The world’s leading supplier of just about every product in the power and automation scope of supply for hydropower plants – from generator circuit breakers and power transformers to switchgear, motors, drives and plant automation systems.

Tidal Generation ltd. – TGL is at the forefront in the design, development and manufacture of tidal stream turbines for the capture and conversion of tidal energy to electrical power. Based in Bristol (UK), TGL’s core business is the provision of equipment and maintenance services to tidal power developers world-wide.

SIEMENS – SIEMENS Energy Sector is one of the world’s leading suppliers of a wide range of products, solutions and services in the field of energy technology.


GENERAL ELECTRIC – GE is a world leader in the utilization and control of water, having supplied equipment to the hydropower and water control industries for over one hundred years.

Pelamis Wave Power – Manufacturer of a unique system to generate renewable electricity from ocean waves.

Orengine International – Italian Manufacturers, Research and Development of Large Hydroelectric Turbines and Small Hydroelectric (Microhydro) Systems

Global Hydro Energy – A young, dynamic enterprise, which operates worldwide in the field of hydropower technology. It is based in Austria.

GUGLER – GUGLER Water Turbines is a global supplier of Kaplan-, Francis- and Pelton turbines as well as the complete electromechanical equipment required for the implementation of small hydropower plants on a turn-key basis.

TOSHIBA – The first manufacturer of hydroelectric generating equipment in Japan. TOSHIBA is a leading exporter and has supplied much equipment to North America, Central and South America, Africa, Oceania, Asia and Eastern Europe. The company’s dedication to excellence has ensured that TOSHIBA is world leader both in conventional and pumped storage power stations.

HYUNDAI – Hyundai Heavy Industries Co, Ltd.(HHI) has estabilished its position as one of the top-ranking manufacturer in the world heavy industry market, thereby gaining a widely acclaimed reputation and reliability.

HONGYA – Hongya Power Generating Equipment to Utilities Limited is a specialized manufacturer of medium- and small -sized water turbine generators.