Optimized hydro turbines for rural electrification

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Gallery Optimized hydro turbines for rural electrification 1
June 2021
Headquarters 54500 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France
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Optimized hydro turbines for rural electrification - Optimized and customized hydro turbines for small to medium hydro power plants, off and on grid

HPP is trying to ease the access to energy in very remote area, especially in Africa. This solution is an optimized hydro turbine for rural electrification, provides reliable, guaranteed, stable electricity source via a renewable energy source with possibilities of storage capacity. This solution brings electricity and thus enables significant contribution to the development of local communities (in terms of infrastructures, education, social life etc.). The life expectancy of the asset is more than 50 years (long-term investment) with very low operating and maintenance costs. It can benefit various generations and can be easily upgraded.

Key features

  • Life expectancy of more than 50 years with very low operating and maintenance costs
  • An hydro power plant of 1 MW can supply 500 households in electricity in Africa
  • 100% recyclable

Profitability

  • Payback time is between 3 to 10 years depending on the complexity of the project
  • The cost of each kWh produced via hydroelectricity is 5 to 10 times cheaper than fossil fuels

Categories of Application

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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