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Renewables First confirmed to be exhibiting at LAMMA 2013

Renewables First will be exhibiting at LAMMA 2013 at the Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground on the 16th & 17th January.  We will be in Hall 1a and stand 175c. We will have staff on the stand with wind and hydro expertise, ready to discuss potential sites... Read more...

Oakly Lower Weir 165 kW hydropower system commissioned

After over a year of construction and installation the Oakly Lower Weir hydropower system is now operational.  The system uses a 2.3 m diameter vertical-axis Kaplan turbine to generate up to 165 kW from just 1.8 metres of head. The system is located in a SSSI and on a... Read more...

Feed-in Tariff Phase 2B consultation results announced

The results of the Governments Phase 2B Feed-in Tariff review have been announced.  The key points are: Technology Power output band FiT from 1st Dec 2012 Wind >100 kW – 500 kW 17.5 p/kWh Wind >500 kW – 1.5 MW 9.5 p/kWh Hydro >15 kW – 100 kW 19.6 p/kWh Hydro >100 kW –... Read more...

Renewables First wins Peel Energy’s Woolston Weir tender

Renewables First has won the tender to provide feasibility, outline design and consenting services to Peel Energy’s prestigious Woolston Weir hydropower project. The project, located on the River Mersey / Manchester Ship Canal, has the potential to be the UK’s largest... Read more...