Hydroelectric schemes

Hydroelectric power (also called hydropower or hydro systems) use the power of moving water (kinetic energy) to generate electricity. The British Hydropower Association provides more information on hydroelectric schemes:

Case study: Congleton Hydro

A small-scale hydro-electric scheme being developed at Havannah Weir on the River Dane in Cheshire by Dane Valley Community Energy (DVCE). 


Case study: Osney Lock Hydro

The first community owned hydro scheme to be built on the Thames. 

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