SMALL HYDRO POWER PLANTS: TYPES OF MICRO HYDRO TURBINES

A small hydro power plants can be equipped with different types of micro hydro turbines. In the market, currently, the best known are;

  1. Pelton turbine
  2. Banki turbine
  3. Kaplan turbine
  4. Pump used as turbines (PATs)
  5. Francis turbine
  6. Crossflow turbine

Powerturbines is a pioneer company in the use of pumps used as turbines (PATs) and a national benchmark, the result of years of research and development.

 

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Currently, products are marketed under two clearly differentiated ranges;

 

  • On the one hand, there is the Microgrid Range, which are hydro turbines designed to self-consume or sell the energy generated, with the particularity that they always work connected to the existing electrical network.
  • On the other hand, there is the Microbat Range, which are hydro turbines designed to charge batteries, therefore working in isolation from the existing electrical network and with the possibility of generating a totally independent electrical network.

 

All equipment comes with a two-year warranty. In addition, behind Powerturbines there is a highly qualified technical team to support any anomaly that may occur in the correct operation of the small hydroelectric power plant.

 

Depending on the country where the installation is carried out, Powerturbines adapts its equipment to comply with current regulations. For example, if the installation is located in France, the hydraulic turbine is supplied with the ACS certificate (Attestation de Conformitè Sanitaire) while if it is located in the United Kingdom, it is supplied with the WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) certificate.

 

If you are looking for a small water turbine, contact Powerturbines, where the case will be studied completely free of charge and a selection of the necessary equipment will be proposed.

info@powerturbines.eu

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