PowerPal T1 Turgo Micro-hydroelectric Generator

Asian Phoenix Resources Ltd.

Designed by PowerPal, the T1 Turgo is a micro-hydroelectric generator system consisting of a turbine with a generator attached.

Product description Brand name and product description

The PowerPal T1 Turgo micro-hydroelectric generator has a power output range from 660 W to 2.0 kW depending on head and flow. It has twin nozzles and is fitted with a 1 kW capacity generator. All or part of the stream flow is diverted through a 12 cm diameter steel penstock pipe and down to the turbine. An electronic load controller controls the output voltage and frequency.

The PowerPal micro hydro turbines are manufactured to exacting standards in Vietnam under the supervision of Asian Phoenix Resources Ltd., a Canadian corporation.

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

PowerPal products located in 80 countries with a notable presence in Chile, New Zealand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, France, and Spain. Interview with representative

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

Asian Phoenix Resources Ltd. with national distributors located around the globe including PowerPal UK and Planetary Power.

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

2,325 USD + shipping, Includes control box, an electronic load controller, and dump load. Interview with representativ

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

There are many similar micro hydro systems such as the NTN Micro Hydro Turbine, Turbulent Vortex Turbine, Powerspout PLT, Micro Hydro Rotor, SMART Turbine and Watter Buddy.

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

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

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

A variety of users are targeted (schoolhouse, ecotourism resort, electrifying rural villages, old mill house, hostels, isolated holiday cabins) including not only Base of the Pyramid (BoP) users, but also those in developed countries, especially in Europe. Interview with representative

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