Glossary

Below are a list of key terms and definitions related to the HydroPASSAGE project.

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A specific type of hydropower turbine used to generate power. The Kaplan Turbine is a propeller-type turbine that can operate efficiently over a large range of flows and head levels. In general, Kaplan turbines have fewer blades than Francis turbines and water flows both in and out of the turbine along the rotational axis.