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sean

Recycled hydro-electricity generator...

Of course you need to have a water wheel in the first place. BBC Linky.
Still pretty cool though.
Hairyloon

BBC wrote:
The 1.5 kilowatt generator produces about eight to 10 megawatts a year - enough to power three households.

Eh? Confused
Cathryn

You don't actually need a water wheel but since it was there. Smile

Will it still make cider?
Barefoot Andrew

Can I have that property please?
A.
Cathryn

I bet it's offices with software engineers in. Wink
sean

Hairyloon wrote:
BBC wrote:
The 1.5 kilowatt generator produces about eight to 10 megawatts a year - enough to power three households.

Eh? Confused


1.5 x 24 x 365 - a bit for energy losses her and there. I'm assuming that it should have said kWh.
vegplot

sean wrote:
Hairyloon wrote:
BBC wrote:
The 1.5 kilowatt generator produces about eight to 10 megawatts a year - enough to power three households.

Eh? Confused


1.5kW x 24 x 365 - a bit for energy losses her and there. I'm assuming that it should have said kWh.


= 13,140 kWh

It's producing 36kWh per day. Certainly enough on average for 3 households.
matt_hooks

vegplot wrote:
sean wrote:
Hairyloon wrote:
BBC wrote:
The 1.5 kilowatt generator produces about eight to 10 megawatts a year - enough to power three households.

Eh? Confused


1.5kW x 24 x 365 - a bit for energy losses her and there. I'm assuming that it should have said kWh.


= 13,140 kWh

It's producing 36kWh per day. Certainly enough on average for 3 households.


I think the "eh" was referring to the omission of the "h" in the equation which made it nonsensical!
Hairyloon

vegplot wrote:
It's producing 36kWh per day. Certainly enough on average for 3 households.

Fine as long as they average their consumption over the day.
vegplot

Hairyloon wrote:
vegplot wrote:
It's producing 36kWh per day. Certainly enough on average for 3 households.

Fine as long as they average their consumption over the day.


or they invite each other around for tea when the kettle goes on.
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