Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet for Standard Modular Hydropower

Communicates important aspects of the SMH project (date: November 2016)


A Multi-Year Plan for Research, Development, and Prototype Testing of Standard Modular Hydropower Technology

Presents a strategy for specifying, designing, testing, and demonstrating the efficacy of standard modular hydropower (SMH) as an environmentally compatible and cost-optimized renewable electricity generation technology.


Exemplary Design Envelope Specification for Standard Modular Hydropower Technology

Offers a new paradigm for small hydropower technology development, based on the premise that standardization, modularity, and preservation of stream functionality must become essential and fully realized features of next generation hydropower technologies and project designs.

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