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Renewable energy where it wasn't 

POSSIBLE BEFORE

Our micro-hydro generation systems Capta SC and Capta RD are in R&D process,

both supported by InnovaCorfo.

 

captA SC

Micro-hydro for Fast Canals

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Power per system: 3-50kw

  • Rotor efficiency: 45-55%

  • Direct drive generator

  • Distance between systems: 10-100mt

  • Rotor diameter: 0.5-2.5 mt

  • Projected CAPEX: 3000 usd/Kw

  • Projected OPEX: 4% usd CAPEX/Kw/year

CAPTA SC DE DESIGN STANDARDS

SCADA CAPTA

Monitoring and Administration Software

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Automatic control

    • Adapts to different canal levels

    • Retires from canal in case of emergency

  • Remote monitoring

    • Events

    • Theft attempts

    • General level of equipment

    • Flow level and generation

PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CANALS

  • Canal concrete lining

  • Minimun flow: 1m3/s

  • Minimun velocity: 1.5 m/s

  • Section transversal de agua: min 60x60cm

  • Water availability over 6 months

captA RD

Micro-Hydro for slow canals

CAPTA RD CHARACTERISTICS

  • Use of automated gates

  • Distance between systems: 100 to 1000mt

  • Power per system: between 30 and 500kw

CANALS CHARACTERISTICS

  • Subcritical runoff

  • Minimum flow rate 5 m3 / s

  • Rematch greater than 20 cm desirable

  • Coated or non-coated channels adapted with local coating structure

  • Minimum speed does not apply

 

Lynch Norte 886, La Reina, Santiago, Chile.

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