Lesignano HPP, N.1 Archimedean screw turbine. Hydraulic design and unit layout. ...
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They move slowly. It isn’t about speed, but mass and balance. The balance is between efficiency, fish and environmental protection. Screw generators extract the potential energy from large blocks of slowly downward moving water. The mass of the water turns the tilted screw. The flow of that mass is controlled by hydraulically driven sluice gates.