Allt Mheil 500 kw hydro scheme
Allt Mheil is a 500kW run of river hydro scheme on the Glen Quoich Estate in Inverness-shire. The scheme is located about 15 miles off the A87, between Inverness and Skye, and approximately 45 miles from Fort William with a catchment area of 3.25 km2 and head of 180 m.
Expected to generate 1,760MWh each year, the site will be able to power 533 homes. This hydro project will offset a considerable amount of CO2, 863 tonnes, the carbon footprint of 192 average UK homes.
Operational from May 2014.