What is it?
- A device used for an energy audit in a microbrewery
- A monitoring system for a hydroelectric turbine
- An industrial cooling system
The metal box on the left is part of a system used to monitor torsional vibration in the turbine at Duke Energy’s Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station. EPRI is working with Duke Energy and other utilities to test this system as a way to help prevent major hydropower equipment failures as a result of vibrations.
Read more about this work in
“A Twist in Hydropower Monitoring.”