Bearstream turbine

Micro hydropower

Clean. Renewable. Low cost.
Non invasive. No dam. No reservoir.

Disruptive decarbonization solution

Micro Turbines (50-600kW) replacing Diesel Generators

River turbines replacing diesel generators

Micro hydropower

Decarbonization impact


energy generated

The generated energy depends on water flow and water head.


saved per year

Replacing a diesel generator costing an average of $0.33 / kWh.

750t of CO2

saved per year

Replacing a diesel generator releasing 1 ton of CO2 per MWh.

Select estimated energy:

Estimated energy: 150kW

Project milestones

Bearstream accompanies you at all stages of the project. The milestones below are typical for a 50-100 kW turbine project.

River turbine milestones timeline
Bearstream turbines on truck
Bearstream turbine

Scalable turbines


Model Flow (m³/sec) Head (m) Power (kW)
LTI66-FF 1.6 - 2.1 2.8 - 5.0 28.4 - 76.3
LTI100-VF 3.6 - 4.2 3.0 - 4.1 88.0 - 144.0

* Our turbines are scalable and adaptable

Comparison VS Diesel

50kW Turbine

50kW Diesel

Total cost over 25 years

1 x $600k

3 x $20k

Equipment useful life

25 years

8 years

Fuel Cost / Year



Annual maintenance cost



Total cost of ownership (TCO) over 25 years

$0,65M without subsidy †


† This energy transition project is eligible to 50-75% subsidy by MERN's EcoLeader and EcoPerformance programs.

Fonds Eco Leader Eco Performance Quebec

Decarbonization projects - Cost per ton of GHG

Micro Turbine (50kW)

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Acquisition Cost ($)





Yearly GHG savings (tons)





Useful life (years)

25 years

10 years

10 years

10 years

GHG saved (tons)





Cost per ton of GHGs ($)





Switch from fossil fuel to hydropower

Clean. Renewable. Low cost.