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Small Scale Hydro Schemes – Good Examples and Lessons Learnt

A Highlands and Islands Chapter Event

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 at 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Hydroplan Offices Ben Nevis Industrial Estate, Fort William PH33 6PR
RTPI Scotland

When properly planned and implemented small scale hydro power can be one of the most cost-effective and reliable energy technologies to be providing clean electricity generation.

This event will take a tour of some of the recently developed small scale hydro schemes around the Fort William area and look at examples of good practice and lessons learnt in planning and delivering small scale hydro schemes. The event will be ran in partnership with Hydroplan who have extensive experience in planning and delivering small scale hydro schemes across the UK.

This is an all day event (meet at Hydroplan office in Fort William at 09:30) and the tour will mainly be delivered through a convoy of 4x4 vehicles however some walking around of the sites will be part of the programme therefore those wishing to attend are recommended to bring waterproof clothing and sensible footwear. Lunch will be provided on the day, however it is recommended that you bring your own drinks for during the tour, please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Spaces are limited so please let us know if you would like to attend by Wednesday 10th October 2012 by e-mailing  or phoning 01349 868619. When responding please let us know if you would be willing to car share and where you will be starting your journey from. If you are willing to car share, we will circulate your e-mail address to registered participants.