Sunday, 19 August 2007

Homebrew Hydro Electric

Technology : Water >>> Turbine >>> Electric
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Scotty's new homebrew hydro plant, using a Banki Turbine design built from scratch. The generator is a homebuilt permanent magnet alternator, very similar to our Brake disc alternators. In a Banki design, the water hits the vanes twice, once upon entrance and then again upon exit. There is only about 3 feet of head available at the site, and the system is producing about 2 amps at 12VDC, fed by a 4 inch pipe. Detail...

See Also...
  • Introduction To Hydro Electric Power From