Tag: Pelton Turbine

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Hydropower Horizons: Pioneering a Pelton Turbine Breakthrough

September 1, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

In the late 1870s, American inventor Lester Allan Pelton devised the Pelton wheel, an impulse-type hydraulic turbine, to enhance energy generation in Western mining operations, which typically used lower-volume mountain streams. The hydraulic turbine employs a straightforward design, oriented horizontally […]