Small enterprise, great inspiration: Dove Stone Hydropower

This is the story of a small-scale community enterprise tucked away in the Peak District - but one that shows what can be achieved by working together, and how we can take little steps to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change.

Dove Stone Reservoir sits in the parish of Saddleworth, on the edge of the Peak District national park. The team at Saddleworth Community Hydro has invested in retrofitting an existing 30m high head dam at the reservoir site. The £0.5 million scheme now generates 46kW of hydro-electricity continuously, distributed via the National Grid.

For further details visit the blog article here.

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