Turbulent Vortex Turbine


A 3-100kW micro hydro system that can operate efficiently with a low height difference.

Product description Brand name and product description

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 3-100kW, and can operate efficiently with a low height difference. Turbulent generates electricity with a single turbine or multiple turbines, allowing the device to generate as much electricity as if it was on a dam. Turbulent is based in Antwerp, Belgium with additional operations in Santiago, Chile.

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

Turbulent has a pilot study in Belgium and site research operations in Chile with long term targets across the globe.

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.
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)

Trained individual, a community, business and public sectors. Generally any consumer interested in generating their own energy from a steady source of running water.

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