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Hydro Home System - an inventory on rural electrification

KC, A.ORCID: 0000-0001-7546-4350, Poudel, G., Poudel, S. and Khadka, M. (2010) Hydro Home System - an inventory on rural electrification. In: 2010 The 2nd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE), 26-28 February 2010, Singapore, Singapore pp. 338-341.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCAE.2010.5451416
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Abstract

A motor dynamo-based family pico-hydropower system called Hydro Home System (HHS), targeted to reach power demand at local level, is a rural electrification project. A self-sufficient system with a Pelton turbine directly coupled with motor dynamo, it is capable of continuously generating 100 W electricity using drinking water supply system, to charge a 12 V battery. A regular generation of electricity to charge the battery is sufficient to meet the power demand of a family. Portable, low cost, operated and maintained locally, it turns up as an ideal solution for resolving the energy needs of rural areas, where there is no electricity at all.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright: © 2010 IEEE
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/59394
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