Scotland home to 100 per cent of planned UK hydropower
Apr 01, 2016
"All UK hydroelectric projects with planning permission are in Scotland, according to research by Scottish Renewables."
The group said a total of 27 projects with a combined capacity of 58.5MW have planning permission, with 14 schemes totalling 26.8MW under construction in the UK – all in Scotland.
The study comes after news earlier this month that two community-scale hydropower plants in the Scottish Highlands have secured nearly £5 million investment from the Green Investment Bank.
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