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Unformatted text preview: The British Hydropower Association A GUIDE TO UK MINI-HYDRO DEVELOPMENTS January 2005 Version 1.2 Disclaimer The British Hydropower Association accepts no legal liability for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information disclosed in this guide. They also assume no responsibility for any personal injury or property damage or other loss related to information herein. Acknowledgements The BHA wishes to thank Oliver Paish, of Derwent Hydro, Duffield, for drafting the text and compiling the illustrations for the guide. Thanks also to Tim Birch of e-constructors, Broadstone, for designing and implementing the web-site which accompanies this guide. © The British Hydropower Association All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of The British Hydropower Association. British Hydropower Association A GUIDE TO UK MINI-HYDRO DEVELOPMENTS O/MINI HYDRO WEB GUIDE - Download v1.2 1 21/06/06 A GUIDE TO UK MINI-HYDRO DEVELOPMENTS CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION.....................................................................................................................................................2 1.1 OVERVIEW ...............................................................................................................................................................2 1.2 WHY MINI-HYDRO ?.................................................................................................................................................2 2. HYDROPOWER BASICS.......................................................................................................................................3 2.1 HEAD AND FLOW....................................................................................................................................................3 2.2 POWER AND ENERGY...............................................................................................................................................3 2.3 MAIN ELEMENTS OF A SCHEME...............................................................................................................................4 2.4 DIFFERENT SITE LAYOUTS.......................................................................................................................................4 3. ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR SITE .......................................................................................6 3.1 SUMMARY................................................................................................................................................................6 3.2 FLOW........................................................................................................................................................................6 3.3 HEAD........................................................................................................................................................................8HEAD....
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