Micro Hydro Groundworks underway…

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This micro hydro system in West Wales will generate 10kWs during high flows to prove clean electricity for a Welsh Estate.



Work has continued this week to complete the groundworks for the electrical cable to carry power to the Estate.  Running nearly a kilometre across agricultural land we’ve traversed BT cables, water mains and a minor road to bring this base amount of power to the Estate.

As well as providing free electricity, this micro hydro site in West Wales will also operate in Island mode, giving the owner a distinct benefit over other grid linked systems because it will switch over to off grid during power outages.  Is this the first grid connect / island hybrid micro hydro power system in wales?  We think it might be…


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