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I Have a Stream: Conduit-Based Micro-Hydro

In this microhydro system, water is diverted into a penstock. Conduit-based systems use pipes that are already serving other purposes like irrigation or wastewater. Credit: U.S. Department of Energy

by Russell King

The classic picture of hydropower is that of a large concrete dam that spans the breadth of a river, providing water and […]

Affordable Power in New Hampshire

The Steels Pond Hydro dam in Antrim, New Hampshire will ultimately generate 900 kilowatts (kW) of power. Photo courtesy of Lori Barg.

By George Harvey

Headed by Lori Barg, Community Hydro focuses on hydro-power in New England. While the company has produced a fair amount of information […]

On Farm Renewables with MicroHydro

Example of a potential micro-hydro site

Funding Opportunity!

Little Green Hydro, LLC (LGH) seeks farms in Vermont and/or New Hampshire to install and use the EcoHydro System with funding provided by LGH and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

LGH has successfully completed USDA-REAP programs in prior years based on our Eco-Hydro System and we […]

January 14 Green Energy News

World:

The world’s 48 leading fossil fuel companies will be asked to run a ‘climate stress test’ at a summit hosted at UN Headquarters in New York. US low-carbon business group CERES, with a network of investors worth $12 trillion, is organizing the event. [Responding to Climate Change] The Nepali government’s Alternative Energy Promotion Center […]