Micro Hydro: A New Spin on Hydropower

Small-scale hydroelectric turbines offer big opportunities to transform micro hydro energy from flowing water into electrical current.

Verdant Power Inc Kris Unger
This turbine was installed in New York City’s East River in 2006 as part of the Roosevelt Island TidalEnergy Project – the first licensed commercial tidal power project in the United States.
Photo by Verdant Power Inc/Kris Unger