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Universal Micro-Hydroelectric Generator, Luke Mclaughlin, Owen Bensel, Damon Unland May 2018

Universal Micro-Hydroelectric Generator, Luke Mclaughlin, Owen Bensel, Damon Unland

Honors Theses AY 17/18

As the demand for electricity continues to grow around the world, so does the ability to provide electricity. However, a significant portion of the global population is still without reliable electricity or any electricity at all. Inconsistent grid power caused by natural disaster, prohibitively expensive utility costs and isolation from grid access are a few factors preventing many people around the world from having access to reliable electricity. These issues can often be addressed through simple solutions such as the implementation of generators and solar panels. But, these solutions can be expensive and present several hurdles such as fuel transportation ...