Hydrostatic Pressure Machine (HPM)

Hydrostatic Pressure Machine (HPM)

Resource and requirement Unused low head potential in England: 800 → 1000 MW From old mills and river weirs, (~ 30,000 mills were in operation in the 1850’s) Global resource available from run of river sites to irrigations canals No economically viable very low head...
Free Stream Energy Convertor

Free Stream Energy Convertor

Background As a part of the HYLOW project, members of the sustainable energy research group  (Gerald Muller and William Batten) have worked on the design and development of a free stream floating energy converter. Within the HYLOW project the machine has been tested...
HYLOW

HYLOW

… is a research project which has the aim to develop novel hydropower converters for very low head differences or pressure differences … funded under the European Commission’s Framework 7 Programme … Background Hydropower is the oldest artificial...