Preparing Your Land for Hydroelectric Power

If your goal is residential hydroelectricity, then it's time to get familiar with flow duration, the weir method and other measuing tools.



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An example flow-duration table, which is useful in figuring out which hydroelectric mill to select.
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Hydroelcetric power can be a great way to reduce utility dependence — but it also requires careful planning.
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A flow-duration curve, which is derived from raw data and is easy to analyze.
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