Tag: hydroelectricity

Rob Goodier

New open-source tools analyze sites for small hydropower generators

November 26, 2016

Micro-hydropower generators rely on the natural flow of a river or stream, unaided by reservoirs to regulate the water...

Rob Goodier

Cameroonian tinkerers are getting schooled in DIY hydropower

June 6, 2011

This is the first story in our coverage of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s P3 grants, selected from the group of six collegiate...

Rob Goodier

Makers wanted: Inventor of the Hydro-Electric Barrel calls for prototypes

April 4, 2011

In the 1970s, Mike Lowery made a prototype for a whimsical-looking amphibious vehicle with a design flaw that, decades...


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