SY3492 : Microhydropower, Lyme Regis

taken 7 years ago, near to Lyme Regis, Dorset, Great Britain

Microhydropower, Lyme Regis
Microhydropower, Lyme Regis
This is in the old Town Mill and was commissioned in 2007 using a 7.07 kVA Ossberger cross-flow water turbine running at 245 rpm and driving a Brooke-Crompton alternator at 1500 rpm. It generates up to 32,000 kWh per annum but when seen was only managing 1.8 kW as it has been dry and the overshot waterwheel was also turning. There is current and justified enthusiasm for microhydropower and the number of schemes is increasing.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  City, Town centre  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 3417 9219 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.5351N 2:56.0406W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 3417 9219
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Water Turbine  Lyme Regis  Microhydropower  Alternator  Ossberger  Mill 

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