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Water-To-Wire Low Head Archimedes Screw Generator Hydropower Systems

With GreenBug’s low head hydropower systems, low drops in manmade and natural waterways can easily be developed to produce clean, reliable baseload power.

GreenBug provides water-to-wire equipment packages featuring the Archimedes Screw technology. Archimedes Screw Generators enable cost-effective generation of power at drops between 1 and 10 meters in height.

Install a hydro power system at your site and generate electricity

2 basic types of hydro systems to install
  1. Grid Tied Hydro Electric System

    A grid tied hydro powered electric operation system can be either net metered or connected as part of Feed in Tariff (FIT) program. With either of these connections types you are still connected to your local electricity distribution lines.

    Grid Tied – FIT Systems
    Grid-Tied – Net Metered Systems
  2. Off Grid Hydro Electric System

    Off grid systems are for situations where for any number of factors you have chosen not to be connected to your local electricity distribution lines. Some of these factors may be;

    No close proximity to grid
    Reasonable proximity to grid
    A personal desire to be off grid
Regardless of whether you want a Grid Tied or Off Grid System the place to start is with a Site Assessment. A Site Assessment determines the most optimal size and design of screw for your site.
Get started by having your Site Assessed. Start here
3 Ways to work with GreenBug Energy
  1. Buy hydro equipment from us and you do the rest

    If you’re a competent skilled tradesperson or a do it yourselfer, you can probably install one of our small systems yourself or you can get local contractors to do the work for you.

    Shop Grid Tied Screw Generators →
    Shop Off Grid Tied Screw Generators →

  2. Buy equipment & have us do some or all of the installation, approvals, etc.

    Buy our equipment and have us do some or all of the initial site assessment, installation, approvals and ongoing maintenance. If you don’t feel comfortable doing the project yourself and you live in one of the areas serviced by us, you can have us perform some of the services.

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  3. Lease your waterpower site to us

    A great way to earn money from your site without investing yourself.

    Learn more about leasing your site →

Small 500 Watt Archimedes screw generator of the Open Complete model type