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Hydropower equipment manufacturers

Here are listed many of the Hydroelectric power equipment or Hydropower equipment manufacturers from all over the world.

Canyon Hydro – Canyon Hydro is the waterpower division of Canyon Industries, Inc.  For more than 40 years, the company has focused solely on hydro systems, and has earned a strong reputation for premium quality and outstanding customer support. All Canyon Hydro products are manufactured in the USA. Located in Deming, Washington USA, Canyon Hydro’ maintains two high-precision fabrication facilities capable of producing very efficient, reliable turbine systems. Hydroelectric systems from Canyon Hydro deliver exceptionally high efficiency and reliability.  Built for continuous, uninterrupted power generation, they deliver a high return on your investment year after year.

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.

ANDRITZ – For more than 125 years, ANDRITZ Hydro has been supplying generators for hydropower stations. Today, generators with a total capacity of more than 160,000 MVA are in service all over the world. ANDRITZ Hydro generators are characterized by their compact design, high efficiencies, and long lifetime thanks to the use of modern calculation methods and optimized manufacturing procedures and materials. Energy generation based on tidal current is an important area of innovation for ANDRITZ Hydro.

Chengdu Forster Technology Co., Ltd. – Founded in 1956, Chengdu Forster Technology was once a subsidiary of the Chinese Ministry of Machinery and a designated manufacturer of small and medium-sized hydroelectric generator sets. With 64 years of experience in the field of hydraulic turbines, in the 1990s, the system was reformed and started to design, manufacture and sell independently. And began to develop the international market in 2013. Forster turbines have different types, specifications and reliable quality, with reasonable structure, reliable operation, high efficiency, standardized parts, and convenient maintenance. The single turbine capacity can reach 20000KW.

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.

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.




Gilkes (Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd.) – Gilkes Hydro are world-leaders in designing, manufacturing and commissioning hydro schemes worldwide. With over 165 years of experience Gilkes Hydro offers single source, water to wire solutions for a range of hydropower applications.  From large utilities to small mini grids, Company’s solutions are tailored to meet the needs of each individual project.

Smith Engineering (GB) Ltd. – Smith Engineering is a technology and prototype development company. With a track record in R&D, Smith Engineering designs and manufactures prototypes and one-off machines for customers from sectors including civil nuclear, automotive, marine and renewable energy. Design and manufacture of high efficiency, flat pack, overshot waterwheels, generating electricity from flows between 100 to 500 litres per second and heads 2 to 6 metres. Other current project include the design and manufacture of highly-efficient electricity generating new tidal power technology.

Inverters and related products manufacturers

SOLECTRIA– Solectria Renewables, LLC is the leading U.S. based grid-tied PV inverter, string combiner and web-based monitoring manufacturer for residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects. Solectria has transitioned its name to Yaskawa Solectria Solar after being acquired by Yaskawa America, Inc. in 2014. Yaskawa Solectria Solar is the #1 commercial PV inverter supplier in the U.S. Solectria’s products include 3.8 to 750 kW PV inverters, string combiners and web-based monitoring for all size solar systems. Solectria is backed by over 100 years of power electronics and inverter experience. Solectria’s three-phase central and XGI inverters are made in the USA using U.S. and global components. PV system owners, developers and EPCs rely on the high performance, reliability and bankability of Yaskawa Solectria Solar.

 

LANTRONIC SUNPOWER– Latronics have supplied quality Inverters for domestic, industrial and alternative energy markets to over 30 countries. The principal business of the company is to design and manufacture power Inverters that convert DC battery power to AC mains power. All products are manufactured with the Latronics registered trademark. With the main focus on high quality customised solutions, the company has adopted a policy of continuous improvement increasing its overall efficiency, while implementing Quality Standards like ISO 9001. The success of the Inverter range has enabled the company to undertake research and development into new and improved products associated with alternative energy, culminating in the emphasis on quality, reliability, and efficiency.

 

SMA SOLAR TECHNOLOGY– SMA develops and manufactures highly efficient PV inverters for all installation sizes and power classes and for any grid specifications worldwide, regardless of the type of PV modules used. SMA guarantees unbeatable quality ensuring maximum lifetime and minimal failure of the systems and solutions. With 40 years of experience and a worldwide installed power of 100 gigawatts, SMA is setting the standards today for the renewable energy supply of tomorrow.

 

SIEMENS – From A to Z, Siemens is the world’s single-source leader of automation technology products engineered and manufactured for all industrial sectors.

 

Altenergy Power System Inc. (APsystems) – The smartest microinverter on the market today — and tomorrow. Remarkable innovation keeps APsystems microinverters ahead of the competition, and puts more power and efficiency into your solar array.  APsystems offers advanced solar technology where the world needs it most: everywhere. APsystems offers advanced, powerful solar microinverter technology for residential and commercial systems. The APsystems microinverter solution combines highly efficient power inversion with user-friendly monitoring to bring you reliable, sustainable energy.

 

REFUsol & REFUenergy – REFU develops and integrates synergistic components for stationary energy solutions and thus offer a common platform for the ‘energy system revolution’. The company bundle its competencies in the areas of high-performance electronics and battery storage systems in order to develop economical, efficient and environmentally conscious solutions. The key to REFU’s success lies in their ability to combine the expertise in controllable power electronics with customer-specific designs and production. REFU is a part of the multinational, diversified PRETTL Group.

 

Analytic Systems – The Company has been an innovative Canadian manufacturer in the power conversion industry for over 30 years. The company designed their first Switchmode DC-DC Voltage Converter in 1976 and today Analytic Systems design and build a complete range of products including Battery Chargers, Voltage Converters, Inverters, Power Supplies, Frequency Converters and MPPT Solar Charge Controllers.

 

Morningstar – Morningstar’s products have been recognized in international solar markets as the most advanced and highest-quality products available. The products exceed all other PV controllers & inverters for protection against extreme environments, corrosion, lightning surges and harsh ambient operating temperatures (common to remote PV systems)—all while delivering more than twice the industry’s average operating life.