NTN Micro Hydro Turbine

NTN Global

The NTN Micro Hydro Turbine is a propeller hydroelectric turbine for installation in water channels or flowing bodies of water.

Product description Brand name and product description

The NTN Micro Hydro Turbine is a hydroelectric turbine designed to be placed in flowing bodies of water, rather than requiring a change in elevation. It is intended to be installed in irrigation or sewage channels, and can be used to provide power to pumps or other equipment. The product has been tested and is available for market purchase.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Japan Interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product is distributed by NTN Global from Kuwana-shi, Mie Province, Japan.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

~13,611 USD (1.5 million Yen)Converted on 23 May 2019

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

There are no primary competitors for micro hydro turbines used in irrigation channels or similar sized flowing bodies of water, however there are many competitors producing hydro turbines for falling bodies of water such as PowerSpout, Turbulent Vortex Turbine and SMART Turbine.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Users with access to agricultural irrigation channels, industrial water channel or water and sewer services.

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