Griffith Hack Clean & Sustainable Technologies


Run-of-river hydro by Justin Blows
June 16, 2010, 8:27 am
Filed under: Feature

Here is an interesting report on run-of-river hydro, a way of generating electricity from rivers without building massive dams.

In this approach, a weir is used instead of a large dam, and the natural fall of the land utilised. Environmental impact is apparently greatly reduced compared to conventional hydro.

Justin Blows

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