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Archimedes Screw Turbine

Enables highly efficient generation of fish-friendly hydropower

March 2021
Gallery Archimedes Screw Turbine 1
Gallery Archimedes Screw Turbine 1
01.

Identification

The FishFlow Innovations' smart turbine ensures a high yield of renewable energy at low and medium head differences. Key aspects of the Archimedean screw turbine are optimum efficiency, low maintenance costs and a very long life expectancy. Whenever needed, it is possible to use the turbine as a pump. This innovation allows the turbine to be used as a fish passage for upstream migration when power is at low rates. The fish-friendly screw pump is the base for the screw turbine. Instead of pumping water up, water is let in from the top. Gravity pulling the water down makes the turbine rotate. The shaft of the screw is attached to a generator which transforms the motion into electrical energy.

Sector

Label Date March 2021
From Netherlands
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 100% fish-friendly and low noise emissions
  • At least 25% less CO2 emission during production
  • Pumping and turbinating efficiency of at least 80% feasible at variable flow rates
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Less than 2 years payback time
  • 50% more energy yield than mainstream alternative
04.

Activity Region

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Europe

Netherlands,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

FishFlow Innovations

We work on the forefront of innovation and technology to take products from an idea all the way to the end consumer.

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Headquarters 1671 NJ Medemblik, Netherlands
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