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Case Study: Building Your Own 20kW Hydroelectric Power Plant
11/16/2011

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This microhydroelectric power plant generates 20kW of power, controlled by equipment from AutomationDirect.
This microhydroelectric power plant generates 20kW of power, controlled by equipment from AutomationDirect.

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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Building your own power plant
Rob Spiegel   4/13/2012 11:00:00 AM
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I think you're absolutely right, NYeng. This would not be an easy hurdle. I would guess that you're right about it being cost prohibitive. That's a shame, because this is a technically sound project. 

Rob-CapeTown
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Re: Congratulations!
Rob-CapeTown   7/8/2012 8:31:18 AM
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Hi there, go have a look at this guy (Manfred) site that he built and developed in Chile

http://ludens.cl/paradise/turbine/turbine.html

Good luck

Robert

Cape Town 

South Africa

rkrudolph@mtnloaded.co.za

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