Energy – Alternative ways to power the machines in our lives
Consider ways to increase self reliance and reduce your power bill by using alternative means of powering appliances.
The efficiency of most micro-hydro generators ranges from 30–70%. They are viable as small-scale electricity generators that can provide electricity to a building or property.
The main requirements are that the micro-hydro system has sufficient water head and flow rate and access to a regular water source (stream or spring). (more…)