Great River Turbine is a Gigantic Hydroelectric Energy Generator

by , 06/01/12

great river turbine, michael jantzen, green architecture, hydroelectric power, renewable energy, sustainable architecture, green design, sustainable design, clean technology, clean energy, water wheel power

The great river turbine is a conceptual design for a large (one hundred foot diameter) stainless steel water turbine developed to function as a tourist attraction and as a powerful electricity generator. The electricity is generated by the current of the river as it flows through the turbine rotating its twelve massive blades, which in turn activate a powerful generator. The stainless steel turbine is mounted on a specially designed, public access moored barge.

+ Michael Jantzen

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  1. victoire Maombi August 27, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    Hi, I m very happy to see that large turbine working well and peoples goes around it and
    watch, My I dear is to do something smaller lake that to help my people in Africa villages
    witch we have many Running Rivers from mountains,In my villages they never have electricity
    power the houses,I m trying to do that for the first time,I need help with I dears and materials

  2. WILLI BOSCH June 2, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    The principal design is centuries old, known as a water wheel and used to drive mills and the like, prior to the invention of steam and later electric drives. Why is this particular design so old fashioned, looks like a hundred year old Singer sewing machine?

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