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Eco-Friendly Turbine Constructions

Turbulent's Micro Hydropower Plants Don't Harm the Environment

— February 24, 2018 — Eco
Based in Belgium, this startup creates micro hydropower plants that generate affordable, clean and reliable energy without hurting local ecosystems. Turbulent is a new venture in sustainable energy production that is "inspired by nature and delivers clean and decentralized energy to everyone at a low cost, without harming local environments." The international company also has a presence in Australia and Chile.

Turbulent's simple whirlpool turbine construction is friendly to fish and is able to produce 24/7 electricity for remote areas. The generators rely on a constant flow of water, which could prove problematic in the event the water source freezes over. With minimal maintenance costs and easy installation, the micro hydropower plants address existing problems caused by dams.


Image Credit: Turbulent.
Trend Themes
1. Micro Hydropower Plants - Turbulent's micro hydropower plants create affordable, clean and reliable energy without harming local ecosystems, opening up opportunities for decentralized energy production.
2. Whirlpool Turbine Construction - Turbulent's simple and fish-friendly whirlpool turbine construction represents an opportunity for innovation in sustainable energy generation, particularly in remote areas.
3. Decentralized Energy Production - Turbulent's micro hydropower plants offer a solution for decentralized energy production that can address problems caused by dams, while providing clean energy without damaging the environment or disrupting ecosystems
Industry Implications
1. Renewable Energy - Turbulent's micro hydropower plants represent a disruptive innovation opportunity in the renewable energy sector by offering an affordable, sustainable and fish-friendly alternative to traditional sources of energy.
2. Water Management - Turbulent's innovative whirlpool turbine construction can provide solutions for water management and energy generation in remote areas, creating opportunities for innovation and growth in the water management industry.
3. Agriculture and Aquaculture - Turbulent's fish-friendly and low-impact micro hydropower plants can benefit the agriculture and aquaculture industries by providing a sustainable and economical source of energy that does not harm local ecosystems, enabling innovation and growth in these sectors.
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