Microhydro System Design & Installation Workshop

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Appalachian Energy Center
Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 22, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017


Appalachian State University
North Carolina
United States

This 1-1/2 day workshop will cover the basics of small scale hydro power with a field trip to local microhydro installation. Participants will learn about: site assessment techniques including the measurement of head and flow; system design; types of turbines and their associated performance and cost; system components such as the intake, penstock and balance of system; maintenance and troubleshooting; and case studies.

Please join us for 1-1/2 days packed with information and site visit to Mollies Branch hydro system for hands on demonstrations. Read this current HomePower magazine article for more information on the Mollies Branch microhydro system.

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Brent Summerville