Work starts on £3m Scottish hydropower project

A developer of small hydropower plants in the UK has starting building a £3 million facility in northern Scotland. Green Highland Renewables’ 750KW project near Loch Garry is expected to generate enough electricity to power nearly 2,000 homes. It is the third facility the company has started construction this year. The other two hydro schemes […]

UK venture capitalists pump £3.1m in third hydropower project

UK-based venture capitalists have agreed to pay £3.1 million to fund a hydropower project in the Scottish Highlands. The 1MW plant, which will be built by Green Highland Renewables, is expected to generate 3.1GWh of electricity every year – enough to power up to 850 households. It is Albion Ventures’ tenth investment in renewable energy […]

Venture capitalists pump £9.3 million into Scottish hydropower project

A firm of venture capitalists has agreed to invest £9.3 million in a Scottish hydropower project. Albion Ventures is working with Green Highlands Renewables (GHR) to fund the development of a 2MW scheme on the Allt A’Chonais river near Loch Carron in the Scottish Highlands. It’s expected to start producing power in the first quarter […]