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Ok, So I'm bulding a prototype of a hydropower plant, that will be used to teach kids.

I have NO CLUE about what generator to use.

So here's how it works (check the attached pic):

- We have a water tank

- A pump pulls the water from the tank

- the water is used in a pelton wheel

- a generator will use the turbine rotation to create eletricity

- there will eletric loads after the generator

Ok, so our teacher told us to keep the turbine rotation at 60Hz and H=2 bar. It's going to be a self controlled system.

The kids are going to play with the loads -> let's say they increase the load, so the turbine will slow down

the valve is going to open to take the turbine rotation back to 60Hz (motor controlled valve)

as the flow increases, H decreases

then the frequency inverter is going to increase the frequency of the 3 phase motor of the pump, so it goes back to the original pressure (H=2 bar)

(check this http://bit.ly/1YsqKpr )

With the turbine rotating at 60Hz, will the generator too?

Well, I don't even know what to ask... Help me out please

Thanks in advance

I have NO CLUE about what generator to use.

So here's how it works (check the attached pic):

- We have a water tank

- A pump pulls the water from the tank

- the water is used in a pelton wheel

- a generator will use the turbine rotation to create eletricity

- there will eletric loads after the generator

Ok, so our teacher told us to keep the turbine rotation at 60Hz and H=2 bar. It's going to be a self controlled system.

The kids are going to play with the loads -> let's say they increase the load, so the turbine will slow down

the valve is going to open to take the turbine rotation back to 60Hz (motor controlled valve)

as the flow increases, H decreases

then the frequency inverter is going to increase the frequency of the 3 phase motor of the pump, so it goes back to the original pressure (H=2 bar)

(check this http://bit.ly/1YsqKpr )

With the turbine rotating at 60Hz, will the generator too?

Well, I don't even know what to ask... Help me out please

Thanks in advance