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Craigpot

Craigpot

Site Details

Craigpot is located at the house of co-director Mick Bestwick and is owned and operated by Highland Eco-Design and Mannpower Consulting.

The site uses an existing mill lade which until 2011 ran a 5kW water wheel. This was removed to make way for a 60kW Archimedean screw.

Electricity Output

The scheme will generate enough electricity to power 58 UK households.

System Elements

  • Available head 2.2m
  • Max. flow rate 4000l/s
  • Screw bladed length 5.4m
  • 60kW Archimedes Screw
  • Screw weight 16 tonnes

Status

Complete

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