Microturbines: Back to Normalcy?

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems SpecialistForecast International.

Electricity has long been produced by large plants that distribute power over vast distances. But a small but significant trend has emerged whereby end-users are looking at other, smaller options.  Distributed generation is a phenomenon that promises better, more tailored energy solutions. Both renewable and fossil technologies are being utilized by a growing number of customers looking for cost savings and reliability. The microturbine is one technology that will have a stable future in the distributed generation market. Continue reading

New Power for Cellular Towers

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems SpecialistForecast International.

MTG12 (12kW) Bladon Jets Microturbine

Can cellular towers be cheaper and greener? At Bladon Jets, the answer is a resounding yes. The microturbine, fast becoming a favorite among distributed power proponents, might just be the future. Continue reading