Turbulent Vortex Turbine


A 15-70 kW  micro hydro system that can operate in areas with a low height difference.

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Turbulent’s hydropower system is inspired and powered by the natural phenomenon of a water vortex. The system integrates an intake, turbine, generation device, and tailrace. Each vortex turbine delivers 15-100 kW and can operate even with a low height difference. The System can be installed in any river, canal, or even in a waterway that has drops ranging from 1.5-5 m.  The system can produce energy using an individual turbine or a group of turbines as required. It can be used either as an on-grid or as an off-grid system.

Turbulent is based in Antwerp, Belgium with additional operations in Santiago, Chile. The organization has completed several projects across the world.


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Turbulent has installed systems worldwide.

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

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

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Organizations/Governments who want to electrify rural communities, businesses that want to make their activities more sustainable, and organizations who wants to partner up with Turbulent to develop projects in their areas.

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