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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.

RENFIN owns and operates 15 hydro power plants with installed capacity of 9 000 kW and annual power generation of more than 30 GWh in the United Kingdom and is currently constructing 17 new projects with total output of 7 000 kW and yearly power generation of more than 30 GWh. RENFIN’s main area of focus is developing high head plants in Scotland and low head plants on weirs in England.

Power plants in operation

  • Corrimony Reserve

    Corrimony Reserve

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

  • Fassfern

    Fassfern

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 243 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 675 MWh

  • Barton Locks

    Barton Locks

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 690 kW
    Head: 4.4 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

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 152 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 510 MWh

  • Glen Dudor

    Corrimony farm

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 430 kW
    Head: 124 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 256 MWh

  • Loch Eil

    Loch Eil

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 195 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 1 720 MWh

  • Chesthill

    Chesthill

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 300 kW
    Head: 358 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: 138 m
    No. of turbines: 1
    Annual generation: 450 MWh

  • Ledcharrie

    Ledcharrie

    Operation data
    Installed capacity: 500 kW
    Head: 186 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

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: 1 306 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