Portable power from rivers and streams

5x More power density than competitors


1 Person deployable

Water depth > 1 m

Water speeds 0.5 – 3 m/s

120 VDC Output
The CanWatt® generator is a hydrokinetic generator with an energy density 5x greater than the competition. It can fit into a backpack and is deployable by a single person in depths as shallow as 1 m. The CanWatt® begins to make power in flow speeds as low as 0.5 m/s and provides continuous 120 VDC output without the need for a battery.

The CanWatt® generator can be used for many applications including field deployments with Government departments such as the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Border Services, Fisheries, Oceans, Parks , and Natural Resources, as well as assisting in electrification of remote buildings or communities.


Dimensions 45 x 45 cm (Length x Diameter), 12 kg
Flow Speed 0.5 to 3 m/s
Water Depth 1+ m
Energy Output 2.4 kWh/day @ 2 m/s
Power Output 100 W @ 2 m/s
Voltage Output 120 VDC

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