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Rateau steam turbine and generator. Artwork of a Rateau steam turbine generator. A steam turbine converts the thermal energy of steam directly into rotary motion, in this case to generate electricity. This design had a capacity to generate 1500 kilowatts of power. It was developed by the French engineer Auguste Rateau (1863-1930).
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