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  • What local support is there?

    Local support for the scheme has been overwhelmingly positive. There is widespread understanding of the need for sources of renewable energy to increase local resilience. More detail in the FAQ section.    

    Posted at 15/08/2012 | By : | Categories : News / Blog | 0 Comment
  • Fish pass approved

    Our fish pass application has now been approved by the Environment Agency. This will help salmon and trout get past the weir as they migrate to their breeding areas upstream. The river used to be completely dead from industrial pollution but has been cleaned up in recent years. Fish are now getting higher up the river to the whole of the Calder Basin (See Calder Basin map) and the fish pass ...

    Posted at 08/08/2012 | By : | Categories : News / Blog | 0 Comment
  • Feed-in Tariff for hydro unchanged

    The government recently announced that the Feed-in Tariff for hydro schemes like Whalley Hydro is virtually unchanged. This is good news for Whalley Hydro as it removes the uncertainty around the financial returns shareholders can expect. There has been much publicity for the drop in FiTs for solar pv installations but the government has recognised that hydro schemes have a much longer lead in time so their FiTs need to be maintained.

    Posted at 08/08/2012 | By : | Categories : News / Blog | 0 Comment
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