What is it?


What is it?

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What is it?

  1. A device used for an energy audit in a microbrewery
  2. A monitoring system for a hydroelectric turbine
  3. An industrial cooling system

ANSWER:

B

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.”