Small hydro power

For industry and organisations

Tailor-made Trainings

Job requirements in the green energy markets are complex and manifold. To ensure a company or organisation success, employees need extensive skills and up-to-date know-how.

RENAC tailor-made trainings offer the best way to meet participants’ training objectives:

  • Analysis of participants’ capacity needs
  • Selection of training contents and methods according to prior knowledge and needs
  • The most suitable trainers
  • Development of comprehensive materials with the highest quality standards
  • Implementation of the training

Additionally, the training can be adjusted in duration and depth, organised for groups of various sizes and adapted to cover various technologies. Clients can determine when and where the training takes places.


Universities, vocational schools, further education facilities, other education institutions, development organizations, public bodies, companies


Private sector

  • Project developers
  • System integrators
  • Engineers & technicians
  • Investors
  • Financing institutions
  • Grid operators

Public sector

  • Ministries
  • Regulators
  • Local administrations

Development organisations

  • Development corporations
  • Energy agencies
  • International financing institutions
  • NGOs

Practical training at RENAC’s Training Centre:
Small hydro power

  • Understand the functionality of a run-of-river hydropower installation
  • Understand the purpose & functionality of the electro-mechanical components making up a hydropower installation
  • Understand the concept of head and head loss, and the difference between static and dynamic pressure
  • Calculate from theory the optimum turbine and generator operating conditions and observe how these can be adjusted in practice to reach the optimum
  • Measure water flow rate and pressure and calculate power input
  • Measure the generated current and voltage and calculate power output
  • Calculate system efficiency
  • Record how current, voltage & turbine rotational speed vary as electrical load is varied and plot a power curve

Sample Trainings: Small hydro power


Manolita Wiehl
Head of Sales and International Project Development
Tel: +49 (0) 30 526 895 884
Fax: +49 (0) 30 526 895 899
Email: wiehl[at]


If you are interested in a tailor-made training, please fill out this questionnaire and send it to Manolita Wiehl.