Mark Thaemert Hydro, Paonia, Colorado
- 6 kW off-grid hydroelectric system
- 65 feet of head
- 800 gpm
The hydroelectric system provides power and energy to a remote home supplemented by an existing solar electric system. Excess energy from the system is used to preheat water for a radiant floor heating system. Additional excess energy is also shunted by relays to radiant floor heaters placed by the owner. The owner is a contactor and much of the plumbing and underground vault work was completed by himself with little oversight.