Small-scale hydropower “Trudna” is turned off to time to buy capacitors, make amendments in the outflow of the water from the Francis turbine and get a license required by Polish law regulations.

Technical specifications of our hydropower:
Francis turbine with a horizontal shaft – rotor diameter 400 mm, power of 30 HP
Water flow through the turbine – 0.43 m³/s
The difference in level of the water – 6,47 m
Power of generator – 15kW

Hydropower is driven by water from the pipeline, which is the chord of the arc of the Debrzynka river:

Inlet to the pipeline as seen from the east:

Speeding water turbine looks like this:

And make a noise like this: