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Cuna Del Angel Hydroelectric System notes

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The farm is located near Costanera km 171. Owner is Tom Nigel. The stream appears to be smaller than SGEV Rio Aguila, but higher head is available – about 100 M vs 50 at SGEV. The upper 55 meters is … Continue reading

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SGEV Energy System, Micro-grid

Site info: Total property is 94 hectares (234 acres).  It is saddle shaped, with river & valley running West to East across the middle, rising to ridges at north and south. Highest elevation at South ridge is 980 M. River … Continue reading

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SGEV Microhydro Intake Design notes

Notes from article in April/May 2008 HomePower magazine: Microhydro Intake Design. Civil Works Includes list of options, with pros & cons, relative cost & complexity of each. Various possibilities exist for the general lay-out of a hydro scheme, depending on … Continue reading

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Micro-hydro Power Notes

Went w/ William today, to see creek, locate falls, first look. One possible idea is to build a weir at the top of the falls, run a ~horizontal pipe (slight slope downward) to a point near the lowest Phase 1 … Continue reading

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