A Denbighshire town’s very own renewable hydro-electric scheme promising power to the people has been hailed a success by Wales’s energy minister.
Dominion Energy is looking at two potential sites for a pumped hydroelectric storage power station in Southwest Virginia; an abandoned mine in Wise County and a 4,100-acre site in Tazewell County.
Figures published last week by industry body Scottish Renewables have shown that smaller renewable energy schemes are facing increases in business rates of up to 650 percent.
Britain’s hydro energy industry will ‘all but disappear’ by the end of the decade warns Mark Mathieson of Green Highland Renewables.
Gilkes Energy has begun construction of the 0.9MW Kames Hydro project located on the east shore of Loch Awe on the National Forest Estate managed by Forestry Commission Scotland.