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

150kW

energy generated

The generated energy depends on water flow and water head.

300k$

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

Specifications

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

$0

$100k

Annual maintenance cost

$2k

$4k

Total cost of ownership (TCO) over 25 years

$0,65M without subsidy †

$2,66M

† 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)

Electric Car

Electric School Bus

Electric Urban Bus

Acquisition Cost ($)

$600K

$60K

$300K

$1.3M

Yearly GHG savings (tons)

250T

3T

40T

80T

Useful life (years)

25 years

10 years

10 years

10 years

GHG saved (tons)

6,250T

30T

400T

800T

Cost per ton of GHGs ($)

$96

$2,000

$750

$1,625

Switch from fossil fuel to hydropower

Clean. Renewable. Low cost.