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Hydroelectricity is the world's largest and cleanest source of renewable energy. But despite lively interest in renewables generally, there is an information vacuum about the smallest version of the technology dubbed "the simplest, most reliable and least expensive way to generate power off grid."

Highly illustrated and practical, Microhydro is the first complete book on the topic in a decade. Covering both AC and DC systems, it covers principles, design and site considerations, equipment options, and legal, environmental, and economic factors.

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"At long last, a book about small, residential-scale hydroelectric. Our industry has been looking for this book for over ten years!" Doug Pratt, Technical Editor, Real Goods

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All you need to get clean home energy from water to wire.

Synopsis:

Hydroelectricity is the world's largest-and cleanest-source of renewable -energy. But despite lively interest in renewables generally, there is an information vacuum about the smallest version of the technology dubbed "the simplest, most reliable and least expensive way to generate power off grid."

Highly illustrated and practical, Microhydro is the first complete book on the topic in a decade. Covering both AC and DC systems, it covers principles, design and site considerations, equipment options, and legal, environmental, and economic factors.

Scott Davis has decades of experience operating, installing, designing, selling, and teaching about microhydro technology. An award-winner in the field, he currently works as a system designer and retailer with an alternative energy company for whom he has authored an on-line microhydro course.

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Scott Davis has decades of experience operating, installing, designing, selling, and teaching about microhydro technology. An award-winner in the field, he currently works as a system designer and retailer with an alternative energy company for whom he has authored an on-line microhydro course.

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ISBN:
9780865714847
Author:
Davis, Scott
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Illustrator:
Laschuk, Corrie
Author:
Laschuk, Corrie
Author:
K
Author:
Corrie Laschu
Author:
Corrie Laschu
Location:
Gabriola Island, BC
Subject:
General
Subject:
Renewable energy sources
Subject:
Water-power
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Hydrology
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
General House & Home
Subject:
Hydroelectric power plants.
Subject:
Geography-Water and Hydrology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW photographs and illustrations
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 in

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Product details 176 pages New Society Publishers - English 9780865714847 Reviews:
"Review" by , "At long last, a book about small, residential-scale hydroelectric. Our industry has been looking for this book for over ten years!"
"Synopsis" by ,
All you need to get clean home energy from water to wire.
"Synopsis" by , Hydroelectricity is the world's largest-and cleanest-source of renewable -energy. But despite lively interest in renewables generally, there is an information vacuum about the smallest version of the technology dubbed "the simplest, most reliable and least expensive way to generate power off grid."

Highly illustrated and practical, Microhydro is the first complete book on the topic in a decade. Covering both AC and DC systems, it covers principles, design and site considerations, equipment options, and legal, environmental, and economic factors.

Scott Davis has decades of experience operating, installing, designing, selling, and teaching about microhydro technology. An award-winner in the field, he currently works as a system designer and retailer with an alternative energy company for whom he has authored an on-line microhydro course.

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