National Trust property Cragside welcomed the arrival of an Archimedes screw paving the way to re-light Cragside House by hydroelectricity, just as Lord Armstrong did back in 1878.
Lord Armstrong's Cragside in Northumberland, England - widely recognised as the place with the first ever hydro electric scheme in 1878 (which also happens to be the same year Manchester United were formed!) receives an Archimedes screw upgrade, courtesy of the UK's National Trust.
Yelloewstaone Yellowstone Gate Eco upgrades considered at Yellowstone ranch Casper Star-Tribune Online A new micro hydro turbine would also be installed. Equipment to monitor energy use and provide information for education is also part of the deal.
Yellowstone Ranch considers a micro hydro as part of a range of renewable options
Please don’t leak, please don’t leak, please don’t leak…. Its been an interesting few weeks with the Snowdon hydro. The flange coupler (the bit which joins the plastic pipe to the ductile iron pipe) has let go… a little bit.
Third time lucky for faulty coupler on the National Trust's Hafod y Llan hydro
The National Trust Hafod y Llan team who have turned this iconic farm into a farm fit for the future Hafod Llan is so much more than the 640kw turbine which we have been blogging about over the last few months.
Book 978-1853396458 details, Motors as Generators for Micro-Hydro Power from author Nigel Smith, published by Practical Action; 2nd edition on 2008-02-01 with ISBN 978-1853396458 in English language (Motors as Generators for #Micro-Hydro Power, #Nigel...
A great guide book for those pursuing a do-it-yourself approach as well as those on a tight budget for pico and micro hydro schemes.
Micro hydro turbine producer PowerSpout has streamlined their product lines, and we're keeping an eye on them to see if there's something new on the horizon. PowerSpout produces rugged micro hydro turbines that can run ...
Powerspout update their product range -more info to follow shortly
Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems: A Guide for Designers, Installers and Engineers - Kindle edition by Chris Elliott. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
This new publication looks like it could be a brilliant resource. Although the listed price of $161.13 per kindle copy will mean that it's Probably outside the budget of most DiY installations.
Leicester The University of Leicester is to work with British firm High Efficiency Heating UK Ltd in a project that will use satellite data to locate the best sites to deploy micro-hydropower turbines.The Technology Strategy Board has awarded a UK£120,400...
Leicester Uni secures a TSB grant to explore automated GIS based searches for productive micro hydro sites.
News from Bulgaria of a surge in micro hydro projects. This environmentally clean, reliable and renewable energy source is being challenged by environmentalists who are concerned that these schemes have a negative environmental impact.
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Useful generic micro hydro info from a turbine manufacturer in Hong Kong