Project Title: Design and Development of Micro Hydro Turbine for Green Energy Extraction
Source of Fund: University Research Grant
Research ID: UCTS/RESEARCH/4/20/2018/16>(01)
Research Team: Ngu Heng Jong (Principle Investigator), Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Shahril Osman, Ir. Dr. Prashobh Karunakaran, Dr. Lee Man Djun, Dennis Ting Yuk Shin
Duration of Project: 1/12/2018 – 30/11/2020
Research Summary: Sarawak is located on the equator which always has the highest rainfall on earth. Unique to Sarawak is the presence of many mountains. These two are the conditions needed for the development of hydroelectricity. Villagers currently us gen sets to produce power which is expensive. Microhydro projects can provide free electricity to the villagers.