Articles From June 2011

Peak District hydro scheme

Posted in News on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 4:57am

WRE has designed, installed and commissioned a 15kW hydro site which is the runs on 32m net head and 72 l/s. 

Exmoor high head system

Posted in News on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 4:53am

WRE has designed and is installing a Pelton based system generating over 20kW from 70m net head.  The system has a pipeline which is nearly 1km long but the whole system is expected to be almost unnoticable.

Dartmoor system

Posted in News on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 4:50am

WRE has commissioned a very small flow crossflow system at a local site in Devon.

Bainbridge hydro

Bainbridge community hydro

Posted in News on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 4:48am

Recently WRE has commissioned this 37kW site in the Yorkshire Dales.  It was designed by WRE for Water Power Enterprises, and has been completed to a very high standard by the team involved.

Rochdale interchange archimedean screw turbine

Rochdale hydro

Posted in News on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 4:45am

WRE has acted as lead consultant at this project.  WRE carried out the licensing and planning, and the tender for design and build was won by Spaans, who are about to deliver the system to client TFGM (formerly GMPTE)

Mapledurham Mill

Mapleduham Mill

Posted in News on Sunday 5th June 2011 at 4:36am

The 99kW scheme at Mapledurham mill is now underway, designed by WRE, with construction by Greenfords, and turbine from Rehart, supplied by UK agents MPCL.