Electricity for 135 people in Colombia

by Green Empowerment
Nov 28, 2012

November 2012

Hi, As the lead on the project, Mauricio Gnecco reports (translated from Spanish by our Executive Director, Anna Garwood): The second phase of the river turbine is advancing quite well. I'm assembling the modified machine with elements based on the award-winning InnoCentive design. For two months, John Burton and I reviewed in depth the aspects of the fluid mechanics of the modifications proposed by InnoCentive. It seems that the angle of the blades will increase the general efficiency and reduce some forces. Please wait for confirmation on these findings. Thank you!

Note we also just sent Mauricio an email for additional information. He could be out in the field working. Stay tuned!


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Green Empowerment

Location: Portland, Oregon - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.greenempowerment.org
Project Leader:
Mike Kalkofen
Finance Manager
Portland, Oregon United States

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