Small Hydro Power


Introduction to System Design and Installation

Content

  • Physics of hydro power 
  • Head and flow assessment: desktop and on-site study 
  • Required surveys, permits, licenses 
  • Demand assessment (for off-grid applications) 
  • System design (for off-grid and/or grid-connection applications) 
  • Civil engineering (intake, power canal, penstock, powerhouse, outfall) 
  • Electro-mechanical engineering (turbines, generators, control system) 
  • Energy yield assessment 
  • Project management and system economics

Learning objectives

After the seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Use the tools for performing a basic site survey
  • Perform calculations for preliminary system design
  • Select the most appropriate turbine and generator for a given application
  • Predict the energy yield and perform the financial analysis for a hydro scheme

Target groups

This training suits those who:

  • Are interested in designing an installation of small hydro schemes
  • Want to learn about technical aspects of small hydro installations
  • Want to understand the important steps in small hydro project development

Duration

3 - 4 days

CONTACT

Salem Kadi
Sales and International Project Development
Tel: +49 (0) 30 526 895 884
Fax: +49 (0) 30 526 895 899
Email: kadi[at]renac.de


ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A TAILOR-MADE TRAINING?

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

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