Micro Hydroelectricity

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Water wheel design

The location of a historical water mill was carefully chosen centuries ago. For centuries was the economic and social heart of the village. Due to belief in large-scale central energy supplies it became a ruin. Now it is again the pearl of the village and an inspiring example for many.

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Phayar Taung Monastry

A monastery in Myanmar that itself generates electricity for the boarding school with 1.200 children. The installation is separate from the grid and runs in island operation. The yield was insufficient and relied heavily on a diesel generator. Gratia Hydro has given advice on how to increase the yield of hydropower and make the grid stable. This means that the polluting and expensive diesel generator only needs to serve as a backup.

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