MICRO-HYDRO SYSTEMS LESS THAN 100KW

Micro Hydro Resources

Additional Resources

Useful information relating to Micro Hydropower

(Also see Resources for Hydroelectric Professionals)

Guide to Hydro Power

For the beginning "home power" enthusiast, here is an easy-to-read introduction to hydro power, including an overview of hydro components, how to measure Head and Flow, and tips for planning your system.

Formulas & Conversions

Useful formulas for computing the power available in your stream, along with conversion tables for power Head pressure, and Flow.   

Hydro-Related Links

Other web sites with information about water turbines and hydroelectric power generation.