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Fletcher’s Horse World – Nanticoke Creek – Archimedes Screw – 7.2 kw

Name: Fletcher’s Horse World
Site Identification #: 2GC35-2012
Location: Lat – 42 56 14.03 Long – 0 80 15 6.92
Address: 2173 Cockshutt Rd. Waterford, ON, CANADA N0E 1Y0
Watercourse: Nanticoke Creek
Description: The Fletchers Horse World had an old mill building and dam on the property that was last used to produce DC electric power a long time ago. The turbine was in the local museum building and although the building needed some repair John Fletcher was interested in restoring the site to generate electricity to offset his fairly large electric bill on his horse farm/event centre. John also wanted to improve the appearance of the site because the bridge crossing over the dam and beside the old mill building was also his personal residence driveway. Restoring the site but keeping the historical aspects and bringing these historical aspects back in operation was the project’s goal. This project is owned by the Fletchers.

Overview

Maximum Output: 7.2 kW
Generator Type: Induction Generator
Connection Type: 240 V single phase grid connected (Net Metering)
Screw Design Type: Concrete Cast In place – Stainless Steel Trough
Maximum Design Flow Capacity: 536 Liters per second
Design Head: 1.7 Meters
RPM: 41
Est. annual output: 50415 kWh

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