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Corriegarth (Hydro , Active)

 General Information.

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.

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River E Inauguration


River E Hydro Scheme

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

Stratherrick windfarm protest mounts
The application site is on the wild upland moors of the Monadhliath Mountains on CORRIEGARTH Estate, near Gorthleck

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 DECC Data on this Project: Corriegarth : / 1884

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