Hydro

Just some links of resources for now…


Here is a rough calc for general hydro production:

Average rainfall in Rhode Island 3.5 inches per month which = 2.185 gal/ft^2

Assuming 10 acres of land (435,600 ft^2 * 2.185) = 951,786 gallons per month

Total cubic feet of water equals 126,905 ft^3 of water available assuming no losses.

1 ft^3 per second roughly equals 1kw using a simple hydro setup.

360 ft^3 will get you 1kwh

126,905 ft^3 / 360 ft^3 = 352.5 kwh per month

Averaging 11kwh per day generously without figuring for losses.


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