Small Hydro-Electric Units — Where to Find Them

by James J. Lutz, (M.ASCE), Vice-Pres. and Chief of Design; Charles Pool & Assocs., Inc., Ketchikan, Alaska,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1977, Vol. 47, Issue 9, Pg. 87-87

Document Type: Feature article


A consulting firm explored the possibility of small hydro-electric units. A table lists manufacturers contacted and their responses. In general, the number of suppliers for small hydro units is still extremely limited. Average lead time was one year. Prices ranged from $75,000 to $260,000 for a complete 200-kw turbine-generator package.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Consulting services | Pricing | Turbines

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