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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has been a pioneer in hydropower development, using water for electricity generation since 1879. Today the UK has a total hydropower installed capacity of over 4.5 GW. The vast majority of installed capacity is located in the wet and mountainous regions of Wales and northwest Scotland.

  • Corrimony Reserve

    Corrimony

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 79,25 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 780 MWh

  • Fassfern

    Fassfern

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 220 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 780 MWh

  • Barton Locks

    Barton Locks

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 690 kW
    Head: 4.5 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 800 MWh

  • Beeston Weir

    Beeston Weir

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 1400 kW
    Head: 2.5 m
    No. of turbines: 2
    Annual generation: 7 000 MWh

  • Allt Ruigh

    Allt Ruigh Mhoir

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 151,5 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 510 MWh

  • Glen Dudor

    Corrimony Farm

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 450 kW
    Head: 123,7 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 256 MWh

  • Loch Eil

    Loch Eil

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 180 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 720 MWh

  • Chesthill

    Chesthill

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 300 kW
    Head: 336 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 256 MWh

  • Allt Caol

    Allt Caol

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 160 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 256 MWh

  • Afon Las

    Afon Las

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 100 kW
    Head: 137 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 450 MWh

  • Ledcharrie

    Ledcharrie

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 175 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 2 055 MWh

  • ACNL

    ACNL

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 245 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 675 MWh

  • Glenridding

    Glenridding

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 135 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 250 MWh

  • Philiphaugh

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 2x132 kW
    Head: 2,63 m
    No. of turbines: 2
    Annual generation: 915 MWh

  • Stanley Mills

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 840 kW
    Head: 6,55 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 3 400 MWh

  • Srath Chombuill

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 37,5 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 968 MWh

  • Glen Duror

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 690 kW
    Head: 95 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 2 192 MWh

Construction projects

  • Ystradffin

    Ystradffin

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 1 800 kW
    Head: 45 m
    No. of turbines: 2
    Annual generation: 8 143 MWh

  • Wales

    Claerwen

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 1 200 kW
    Head: 50 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 4 306 MWh

  • Wales

    Nether

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 120 kW
    Head: 1.7 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 700 MWh

  • Wales

    Woolston

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 486 kW
    Head: 2.2 m
    No. of turbines: 2
    Annual generation: 2 100 MWh

  • Wales

    Mode Wheel

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 364 kW
    Head: 3.9 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 600 MWh