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Vortex hydroelectric plant update (June 2017)

Vortex hydroelectric plant update (June 2017)…

The vortex hydroelectric project has now been going for around two and half years and construction o…

Introducing our laundry/outreach centre project

Introducing our laundry/outreach centre project…

We are nearing completion of the vortex hydroelectric plant that will supply the Kadagaya community…

Building a permaculture banana circle (June 2016)

Building a permaculture banana circle (June 2016)…

What is a Banana Circle?  Banana trees are very hungry plants, requiring lots of nutrients, light,…


After more than a year of construction work on our hydroelectric plant we were finally able to open the gate and see a vortex! Thanks to the many people who helped with digging, breaking some mother rocks, and pouring tonnes of cement! It is a big relief to see everything flowing as it should. Now on to the fun stuff; building the turbine and generator.

Now with the most difficult part of the project behind us we will start constructing a basic turbine to test the power generation. We need to measure how much energy we are able to produce in order to size the generator and power system.

 

More photos and videos of the progress can be found in the Gallery.

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