Ilorin hy­dro-power cen­tre dis­plays tur­bine

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS - By Sun­day Michael Ogwu

The Na­tional Cen­tre for Hy­dro-power Re­search and De­vel­op­ment, Ilorin, is dis­play­ing a ‘pelt­ing wheel wa­ter tur­bine’ with a5 kilowatts ca­pac­ity (13 times com­bined ca­pac­ity of ‘I bet­ter pas my neigh­bour’ gen­er­a­tor) at the cen­te­nary fair at the Abuja.

The tur­bine can be in­stalled in places with river or wa­ter chan­nels.

Oladeji Aki­nola, the of­fi­cial at the pavil­ion, said: “We are redesign­ing the ma­chine to work with over head tanks. That way we can have en­ergy ef­fi­cient houses.”

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