This is my first post so bear with me. I have available 7600 gallons of water per minute with the head pressure of 150 feet. The question is what size penstock should I use for the delivery of the water to the generator? And what size generator and type would one use to obtain its optimal performance? What are the final kilowatts produced?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If that is too much information to ask for than I can settle on what size pipe would deliver 7600 gallons of water in 1 min. from a height of 150 feet. I do understand that putting a generator at the end of this pipe will create a restriction and reduction in volume that I'm not sure how to account for since I don't know what the generator type or resistance might be. Any help would be appreciated.

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# Energy production using hydroelectric

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