Location in the UK : Scotland, Highland, Foyers Type of installation: Hydro on/offshore: on Turbines :2 Capacity : 3 MW Approx Date of 1st power generation: November 2007
River E has a catchment of approximately 16km2 and extracts water from the River E at an intake which feeds an 800mm diameter glass reinforced plastic (GRP) buried pipeline, approximately 4km long, to a powerhouse located close to the River E, approximately 1km upstream of its outfall to Loch Mhor.
The twin jet horizontally shafterd Pelton turbine has a capacity of 3MW utilising a head of 287m.
Approval for 20-turbine wind farm Plans for a 20-turbine wind farm on a site south of Inverness have been approved by Highland councillors. There were 20 objections to the North British Windpower scheme proposed for CORRIEGARTH Estate, near Gorthlec