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Paperback – 176 pages
7.5 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 365 Grams
BISAC: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / General
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865714847
Pub. Date: 2004-01-24

About the Author

Scott Davis

Scott Davis is an award-winning renewable energy project developer with decades of experience operating, installing, designing, selling and teaching about microhydro technology. He is a founder and president of Friends of Renewable Energy BC, and the author of two books on microhydro.

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Microhydro

Clean Power from Water

by Scott Davis



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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