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.

Hydropower

Hydropower or water power is a form of renewable energy and it is widely used to generate electricity. Often the water power infrastructure and reservoirs are also used to provide clean water for homes, industry and agricultural sectors. It is good to see Europan countries are investing in water power infrastructure and reservoirs building projects.

Below are the hydropower capacity and pumped storage projects across Europe, excluding Russia. This information is published by International hydropower association in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic.

CountryCapacity (MW)
Albania2,193
Andorra45
Armenia1,324
Austria14,545
Azerbaijan1,118
Belarus97
Belgium1,427
Bosnia and Herzegovina2,513
Bulgaria3,129
Croatia2,141
Czech Republic2,268
Denmark9
Estonia8
Faroe Islands39
Finland3,257
France25,557
Georgia
Germany11,022
Greece3,400
Greenland91
Hungary56
Iceland2,086
Ireland529
Italy22,593
Kosovo92
Latvia1,576
Liechtenstein35
Lithuania1,016
Luxembourg1,330
Macedonia674
Moldova76
Montenegro658
Netherlands38
Norway32,671
Poland2,385
Portugal7,193
Romania6,313
Serbia3,098
Slovakia2,522
Slovenia1,524
Spain20,414
Sweden16,478
Switzerland16,863
Turkey28,503
Ukraine6,229
United Kingdom (UK)4,712
source: International hydropower association

Companies House filings during Covid-19 pandemic

You may 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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