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Pulling Geothermal Pipe. It’s a dirty job.. but at least someone is doing it.

One of the biggest challenges of micro hydro installations is getting all the plumbing in place. Here’s an installation of a 4″ HDPE Penstock (pipe). Delivered to site in 20′ lengths. A team works to pull the penstock 20′ at … Continue reading

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Using Water Pumps to Make Watts

This Micro Hydro installation uses Pumps as Turbines and 3 phase Motors as single phase Generators. (yes you can!) There is 210 feet of head (92 PSI) and 550 ft of 8 inch welded steel penstock. We can draw 2500 … Continue reading

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