Natel specializes in data-driven hydraulic design of FishSafe™ hydropower turbines. We conduct feasibility studies and scale model testing and partner with turbine manufacturing companies to implement our designs at large and small hydro projects.
Learn about the surprising and critical relationship between clean water, mussels, and fish passage in hydropower. This article by Director of External Affairs Kate Stirr was featured as the lead story in the NHA's POWERHOUSE publication.
Natel's FishSafe™ Restoration Hydro Turbine (RHT) designs provide safe passage for fish and other aquatic organisms while meeting high performance metrics and matching standard installation configurations. Our designs are applicable to hydro sites with up to 40 m (130 ft) head.