Pico and micro Projects

What does pico, micro, mini and small hydro ?

The table below shows widely accepted categories, power ranges and number of average homes powered estimated under each category.

Category Power Range No. of Homes Powered
Pico 0 kW – 5 kW 0 – 5
Micro 5 kW – 100 kW 5 – 100
Mini 100 kW – 1 MW 100 – 1,000
Small 1 MW – 10 MW 1,000 – 10,000
Medium 10 MW – 100 MW 10,000 – 100,000
Large 100 MW+ 100,000+

Strictly speaking Renewable ReEngineering India Renewable Energy projects operate in the pico and micro categories, so from about 1 kW to 100 kW power output.