Mhylab - Mini-hydraulics laboratory
Tailor made solutions for turbine manufacturers, independent operators, consulting engineers, utilities, local authorities and non-governmental organizations. Small hydro requires specific know-how, from both the technical and economic points of view. So much so that, since its foundation in 1993, Mhylab has wanted to dedicate itself exclusively to small hydro. Its intrinsic know-how, highly qualified personnel and network of experts and partners makes Mhylab the preferred contact for your projects in this domain, both in Switzerland and abroad.
- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Renewable Energy
- Market Focus:
- Internationally (various countries)
- Year Founded:
This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
Please, visit the following links for more info:
Mhylab, who are we?
Mhylab, your competence center in small-hydro.
Created in December 1993, the objective of the Mhylab foundation is to develop efficient turbines adapted to the needs of small hydraulic plants.
Since its inception, it develops tailor-made solutions for turbine constructors, independent suppliers, engineering firms, electric utilities, and public communities.
Moreover, Mhylab also specialized in engineering and counseling specifically for small hydraulic power-plant equipments.
- 1993: The Non Profit Foundation known as the Mini-hydro laboratory of Montcherand (Mhylab) is created by “l’Association pour le développement des énergies renouvelables (ADER)”, the “Compagnie Vaudoise d’électricité” (to-day “Romande Energie SA”), The Swiss Confederation and the state of Vaud. The construction of its research laboratory, and the first Pelton turbine development programs are benefit from the support of the Federal Energy Office (OFEN), of the National Energy Research Fund (NEFF), of the Fund for Projects and Studies of Electricity Economy (PSEL), of the state of Vaud, and of the “Entreprises Electriques Fribourgeoises”
- 1997-2001: Development program of Pelton turbines, supported by OFE, PSEL, and the “Electriciens romands”
- 2001-2008: Development program of axial and siphon turbines, supported by the State secretariat to for education and research (SER), the OFEN, the Lausanne fund for the backing of renewable energies, and the SIG “New renewable energies fund”.
- As from 2008: Diagonal turbines development project, supported by Swisselectric Research, the OFEN, and the SIG “New renewable energies fund”.