SD7335 : Whalley Hydro

taken 3 years ago, near to Billington, Lancashire, Great Britain

Whalley Hydro
Whalley Hydro
Whalley is using the potential of the weir on the River Calder to generate electricity. Work is well advanced and the Archimedean Screw was delivered to the site and lowered into position inside its concrete housing on 3rd. September 2014. It is hoped that work will be completed by November 2014. The scheme, which cost a projected 750,000, is expected to produce 340,000 kWh per year.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hydrological Facility 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7347 3588 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.1109N 2:24.2671W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7338 3591
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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