Recent content by fhmhpr

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    H.R.1588 - To modernize the hydropower licensing process and to promote next generation hydropower projects

    The main issue in hydro is always the "head," or the distance between the top of the water and the generator. Power is derived by a combination of head and flow (the total volume of water). In some places, the dam can be well-upstream of the powerhouse. One good example is a series of...
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    Interesting bladeless wind turbines...

    The looks like a larger-scale version of an idea I had years ago. Maybe I should be glad I didn't go forward with it.
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    Connecting a wind tubrine to my LV2424 system

    Yes, in most instances with most chargers you should be able to get a separate charger and attach it to your batteries. The two chargers will both charge until one stops receiving sufficient power to further charge the batteries above that point. Then the other charger will take over and...
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    Off grid v grid tie panels

    Most utilities require new panels for grid-tie systems, and they check to see if they're new by first checking to see if the label is intact. They may do additional inspection(s) beyond that.