SMART Turbine

Smart Hydro Power Turbine

Designed by Smart Hydro Power, the SMART turbine is designed for rivers, featuring reinforced debris protection and a patented anchoring system.

Product description Brand name and product description

Designed by Smart Hydro Power, the SMART turbine is a turbine designed as a horizontal axis “in-stream” turbine for generating power from the kinetic energy of flowing water. This product was developed to be low-cost while minimizing negative environmental impacts. Additionally, it is highly adaptable to different stream conditions and can either be on-grid or off-grid. A video is available about the engineering behind the device.

The company is based in Feldafing (Garatshausen) in Germany.

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

Smart Hydro Power has projects in all continents and has prioritized the productive use of sustainable decentralized electrification solutions. Interview with representative

Specific countries include India, Nigeria, Peru, Pakistan, U.S., Canada, Indonesia, Germany, Brazil, Colombia, China, Austria, and Switzerland.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Prices vary from 2,500 USD to 3,900 USD per kW of power depending on the size of the system installed.

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

Agricultural, independent and microgrids users. Anyone dependent on diesel for off-grid power generation.

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