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An autonomous, sustainable and efficient pico-turbine

profilePhoto   Christine Melay
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  • Green energy
  • Long life span (20 years)
  • Simple and robust
  • Zero maintenance

Key words

  • Fluidic network
  • Sensor supply
  • Small power
  • Network monitoring

Intellectual Property

  • 1 patent


  • LEGI


  • CNRS
  • UGA

Linksium Continuum

  • Maturation


A new regulation will force massive and systematic monitoring of water networks to control leaks or harmful chemical elements.
This requires the installation of a dense network of sensors connected everywhere, even at remote locations of the electrical network.


  • Autonomous, durable and efficient pico turbine (patented)
  • Power 2-10 Watt
  • Customised production according to flow rate and need


  • Renewable energy
  • Long life span (20 years)
  • Simple and robust
  • Zero maintenance
  • No by-pass system for accidental overflow
  • Protected against theft and shock
  • Compatible with any system of existing pipes
  • Compatible with corrosive environments

State of progress

  • Demonstrator produced in the laboratory.
  • Functional and energy efficiency tests carried out
  • Leakage tests and underwater testing in progress


Power sensors and network monitoring systems adapted to high frequency data collection

Flow or pressure, chemical analysis, or valve control.

Industry sectors : drinking and rain water supply, industrial fluids, hydraulic circuits

Picture credit

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