October 18, 2019

We've just begun installation at our Walker Mill site.  Soon it will be a 750 KW small hydro site.

As you walk down the path to our Walker Mill site you pass a few things. A chunk of old soapstone, some wildflowers, and usually a big copperhead who I call Roy. Our goal...

May 1, 2018

Rickly Hydro was honored to be selected as one of ten speakers on the NREL Emerging Markets Day.  Emerging Markets Day is a matchmaking forum for emerging market energy ventures and investors and will take place on May 2nd in Denver.  The Forum features presentations f...

December 19, 2017

Our focus in on equipment to make it incredibly easy to design, build, and install hydropower plant.  However, growth in our market requires a healthy ecosystem of technology, finance, and policy.  In simple summary, folks like us need to invent equipment that gets the...

November 9, 2017

The Rickly team has been recognized for our development of a cost effective energy recovery turbine.  Read the article here.


May 4, 2017

Rickly Hydro will be in attendance at the 2017 World Hydropower Congress.

This global conference brings together world leading experts in the environmental, social, construction, political, and technical aspects of hydropower to help address critical needs for water and...

January 25, 2017

We believe that with the right equipment we can bring reliable, clean power around the world.
Our team is excited about our growing portfolio of projects in Africa, and some of that has been fueled by Power Africa.  To learn more, check out this write up in Forbes.


January 23, 2017

The DOE HydroNext program is designed to help technology developers bring a leap forward in systems to add hydropower to currently non-powered dams.

The system components and design processes will yield a 3-fold reduction in the installed cost of powering non-powered da...

December 18, 2016

Starting to Harness Your Site’s Power

At Rickly, we believe that Small Hydropower is important.  We can help you every step of the way, from measuring your site potential to reconditioning existing equipment.

The Big Idea: Harness the Power of Water

The basic equation for...

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We believe that projects work when a vision meets the experience to execute.

Rickly Hydro has provided high quality equipment and services for the hydro industry for more than 75 years.  Our past can help you define your future.

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