ANNEX II - Small Scale Hydropower - IEA Implementing Agreement

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123-1 Micro Cross Flow Turbine-Generator
Electrical & Mechanical Equipment


A very compact Cross Flow Turbine Generator Unit using Permanent Magnet Generator with the output of about 1 kW. An extremely compact, permanent magnet , 10 - 1000 Watt cross-flow turbine generator unit.

Features & Advantages

  • Standard Unit: Max. Output 0.5 kW & 1.0 kW
  • This system consists of Turbine Generator Unit, Controller Unit and Battery Unit.
  • Due to integrated turbine generator unit and light weight of about 50 kg, the reduction of installation cost will be expected.
  • The maintenance requirements are reduced due to the construction being simplified.

Technology Owner

SINFONIA Technology Co., Ltd.  — www.sinfo-t.jp
Former SHINKO Electric Co., Ltd.


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