Hydrotube Energie gets free power from tidal turbine

first_imgFrench hydrokinetic developer Hydrotube Energie has installed and connected its H3.V2 tidal turbine in Bordeaux, France.Following the installation of the turbine in the Garonne river, the company informed its offices in Bordeaux are running on free power provided by the tidal turbine since November 2017.The turbine houses three-bladed propellers designed by Hydrotube Energie, and can generate more than 50kW of power depending on tidal resources.Hydrotube Energie’s turbine converts the kinetic energy of river currents into mechanical energy, which is then transformed into electricity by an alternator.The company is targeting isolated, off-grid markets in developing countries for the application of its system. H3.V2 turbine (Photo: Hydrotube Energie)last_img read more

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AFCON 2019: CAF Inspectors to Visit Hosts Cameroon

first_imgCameroon, as well as being hosts, will be the defending champions having won the 2017 title earlier this year in Gabon.Speaking in Yaounde, Tchiroma cautioned the media to stop sending out negative signals which he said undermine Cameroon’s ability to stage this event.He warned that such an “unjustified attitude” had led some countries to think they could step in for Cameroon to host the 2019 event, and said that sending out misleading allegations is “unacceptable, a betrayal and an act of hostility” against their fatherland.Last month, Cameroon’s Sports Minister Ismael Bidoung assured the public that Cameroon would be ready on time.Tchiroma reiterated this, and stated that the Cameroonian government, in collaboration with the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) will work closely with President Paul Biya as well as the Prime Minister, other companies and partners who he said are all committed to providing a good standard of infrastructure by their deadline.“The mission will visit each of the sites selected for the event and inspect all infrastructure involved in the organisation of the event in terms of sport, hotel, roads, airport, hospitals, and telecommunications.“Each time there is an assessment, it will be followed by a general report on future deadlines,” said Tchiroma.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram A Confederation of African Football inspection team will visit Cameroon for eight days from August 20 to assess the country’s progress as it prepares to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Cameroon government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary announced the details, saying organisers should not worry.“This inspection mission, like those that will follow throughout the process towards the deadline of the event, is not aimed at sanctioning,” said Tchiroma.“On the contrary, it is an opportunity for any changes and consultation in order to ascertain the state of preparedness and to readjust as necessary the strategy for the full success of the event,” he added.The 2019 tournament in Cameroon will feature 24 teams instead of 16 for the first time in history and will be held in June and July rather than January and February.last_img read more

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ON footballers ask for help for non-professionals and players

first_img“We’re speaking about skilled soccer players, who present their companies in change for a wage, though in lots of circumstances their employment relationship is hidden below verbal contracts with out registration with Social Safety”, Juanjo Martínez assures earlier than this case of uncertainty and in some circumstances, as he himself factors out, “additionally of abuse”. Therefore his request: “We request that, initially, the State Administration take steps to make clear the contractual state of affairs of the soccer players in these classes. As for the RFEF, we ask that you simply make clear the doubts as quickly as doable and that they’re inside your competence. Lastly, rwe ask each establishments to make an financial effort to help the footballers of the Second Division B, Third Division and Girls’s Soccer, in order that an financial merchandise is hooked up to the settlement during which they’ve taken half, along with LaLiga, which, on the one hand, is meant to compensate the lack of wages produced after the suspension of the competitions, and, on the opposite, pays the bills of the assessments previous to the beginning of the group coaching, the one ones that assure the entire safety of the return to the competitors. Each measures, each compensatory help and assessments, should attain all footballers within the aforementioned classes, as a result of, no matter the kind of license they’ve, they’re all professionals. “For all this, Futbolistas ON requests that, “though lots of the issues to which we refer are as a result of mismanagement of the golf equipment, the shortage of safety is actual and it will generate an vital battle. To deal with it, we take into account it important to create a selected desk for monitoring the implications of the COVID-19 disaster. “ ON footballers has despatched a letter to the Larger Sports activities Council and the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation to convey the priority of the footballers of the Second Division B and Third Division and the footballers of the First Iberdrola, Iberdrola Problem and First Nationwide, for the “uncertainty skilled by society on the whole and soccer particularly”. The letter, signed by the union president, Juanjo González, and addressed to Irene Lozano and Luis Rubiales focuses on the truth that some competitions similar to girls’s competitions have been suspended and others such because the aforementioned Second B and Third aren’t but identified. when are they going to have the ability to end. “It sows every kind of doubts in regards to the length of the contracts.”The letter, to which AS has had entry, denounces that “Many golf equipment within the three classes are already notifying their players of their casualties or informing them that they won’t obtain wages from the date of the suspension of the competitions, regardless of not having requested the corresponding Employment Regulation File (ERTE)” . On this approach, Footballers ON focuses on the truth that contracts whose length is till June 30 or much more if the competitions had been lengthened are being breached.ON footballers, who’ve a particular presence in non-professional soccer, additionally level out “the query of whether or not the Second B and Third Division Blended Commissions will open within the common timeframe, as they’re the important instruments for environment friendly claims on their wages, and , the place acceptable, if the wages accrued after the suspension of the competitions could also be claimed, within the occasion that the membership has not requested an ERTE attributable to drive majeure “. And he provides: “As a consequence of the truth that many golf equipment are neglecting their obligations on this crucial state of affairs, lYou / the soccer players are questioning if the switch interval will adapt to the current context and from what date they’ll signal the brand new contract. “last_img read more

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