Screw Generator

Spaans Babcock generator is of screw type and capable of generating 500 KW power by using the energy of running water with the following specifications:
  • Flow rates of up to 15,000 liters per second
  • Water head up to 10 meters
  • Urban power grid connection capability
  • Installation angle between 30 to 38 degrees
  • Capability of being installed on the riverbed allowing 98% of aquatic animals to pass through it unharmed.

Due to below specifications using Spaans screw generator is highly recommended:

  • Fish Friendly
  • Capable of handling raw water with floating debris
  • Simple and robust
  • Constant high efficiency even in low flows
  • Easy maintenance
  • Long lifetime (> 30 – 40 years)

This system can be installed at the following situations:

  • At the entrance of wastewater treatment plants where usually wastewater enters through a steep path.
  • Riverbeds
  • At the input and output of pools (agriculture, pisciculture, …)
  • Water transfer channels