River Current Turbine Technology: Progress, Prospects and Challenges

Iqbal, Tariq and Khan, Jahangir and Quaicoe, John (2005) River Current Turbine Technology: Progress, Prospects and Challenges. In: Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC), November 8, 2005, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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River Current Turbines are electromechanical energy converters that convert kinetic energy of river water into other usable forms of energy. In this work, an overview of the technological advancements and various merits and prospects of this technology along with pertinent challenges are discussed. The cross-disciplinary nature of approaching these challenges with an emphasis on the need for contributions from electrical engineering domain are also presented.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/14714
Item ID: 14714
Department(s): Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
Date: 8 November 2005
Date Type: Completion
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