Easter Alltbeithe 500 kw hydro scheme
Easter Alltbeith is a 500kW run of river hydro schemes 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 7.81 km2 and head of 52.6 m.
Expected to generate 1,277MWh each year, the site will be able to power 387 homes. This hydro project will offset a considerable amount of CO2, 626 tonnes, the carbon footprint of 139 average UK homes.
Operational from November 2015.