Micro Hydro PowerMicro-Hydro is renewable energy resource with a high return on investment, but is limited due to it's site specific nature. The stream is channeled from the intake into the penstock or piping to the powerhouse. The powerhouse is where the energy from the water is converted into electrical energy. A typical micro-hydro system utilizes a pelton wheel to capture the energy from a low flow, high head stream.

Micro Hydro Power
A good site for micro-hydro is a stream with a significant drop in elevation or head as shown.

If you think your location is a good candidate for micro-hydro contact us for a site assessment.