A powership is an existing ship that has been modified for power generation, a marine vessel, on which a power plant is installed to serve as a power generation resource. Converted from existing ships, powerships are self-propelled, ready to go infrastructure for developing countries that plug into national grids where required. Unmotorised powerships, known as power barges, are power plants installed on a deck barge. These are sometimes called "floating power plants" or "barge mounted power plants". They were initially developed during World War II by General Electric for the War Production Board as a transportable large-scale power generation resource.
Noatak, Alaska, is facing significant challenges, including a river that is now too low for a barge to deliver goods, a shortage of fuel to power vehicles and heat homes, and skyrocketing gas prices ... .
SOME 100 coastal livelihood packages were given to two fishing communities in Maco, Davao de Oro, to help them sustain their primary source of income, according to the Aboitiz Power Corp ... According to Jacinto, TMI operates two 100-megawatt oil-fired power barges in Maco town in Davao de Oro (Mobile 1) and Nasipit town in Agusan del Norte (Mobile 2).
TECO 2030 has launched a new product concept for its containerized fuel cells, the TECO 2030 PowerBarge. The solution comprises TECO 2030 fuel cell modules, batteries, power electronics, safety- and automation systems, hydrogen storage, and a refueling solution.
Addressing the challenges of bringing renewable energy to areas that lack the infrastructure or even to ships at anchor, Norway’s TECO 2030 has presented a new concept for a power barge powered by hydrogen fuel cells ... The concept calls for fully containerized fuel cells to power the barge.
The full extent of the storm’s impact may not be clear for days, but residents across the state’s low-lying western coast are still grappling with water damage, power outages and other hazards ...Without power, people with packed freezers risk losing their food for the upcoming season.
After several hours of maneuvering the enormous barge and crane using large powerful tug boats, crews safely and successfully anchored the barge directly over the site of the sunken Aleutian Isle ...Collaboration between divers and the crew aboard the crane barge are key to the successful completion of this operation.
Hundreds of Marlborough Sounds residents that remain cut off by road after last month's storm are relying on barge transport to get to and from their homes ...Johnson's BargeService has been ferrying people and vehicles up and down the Kenepuru Sound, and further afield, five days a week ... Raymond Smith is another resident using the barge service.
... the French nuclear power squeeze and a drought that has curbed hydroelectric production and cooling water supplies to thermal power stations as well as hampering barge deliveries of coal," Reuters says.
Authority board Chairman David Kooris described the planned trip, according to the minutes of a July 19 Finance Committee meeting, as a chance to “better understand port operations” in Europe and to see firsthand the wind power turbines that will be assembled at the new StatePier in New London and the barges that will eventually work here ...Close ... .