Micro-turbines on drinking water treatment plant in France (Super Rimiez)

Christos Makropoulos, Evangelos Rozos, Stian Bruaset, Jos Frijns, Mariëlle van der Zouwen

Microturbines installed on drinking water supply network allow converting the hydraulic potential energy loss resulting from this hydraulic design into electrical energy. The drinking water treatment plant of SUPER RIMIEZ is located higher than the customers leading to an excess pressure (>17 bars) at domestic network inlets. Installation of 4 micro-turbines on drinking water supply network: 4.5 million kWh/y generated.

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