Hydropower locations in the UK

Hydropower locations in the UK are listed below. The International hydropower association compiled and published this report in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hydropower or water power is a form of renewable energy and it is widely used to generate electricity. Often the hydropower infrastructure and reservoirs are also used to provide clean water for homes, industry and agricultural sectors.

List of Hydropower locations

LocationCapacity (MW)
Cruachan Dam * in Argyll, Scotland400
Dinorwig * in Gwynedd, Wales1728
Errochty in Scotland75
Ffestiniog * in Gwynedd, Wales360
Foyers* in Inverness-shire, Scotland300
Glendoe in Inverness-shire, Scotland100
Lochaber in Highland, Scotland84
Rannoch in Scotland44
Rheidol in Ceredigion, Wales50
Sloy in Agril, Scotland152.5
source: International hydropower association

MW = Megawatts * pumped storage

Those hydropower locations in the UK marked with ‘*’ next to them are pumped storage projects. Most of the water power stations are located in Scotland and Wales.

Companies House filings during Covid-19 pandemic

If you are involved in hydropower projects and providing your professional services or supply of goods to build the power station using a limited company, use the Companies House web filing service to submit your confirmation statement and company accounts. It is fast and easy. You would require your company’s authentication code for this.

Speak with our London accountants or contact Companies House if you have any questions about your company’s filings.

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