SHIP INN HYDROPOWER STATION

BARN ENERGY LIMITED

KEY FACTS

Commissioning date: N/A

 

Location: River Calder, nr. Horbury

 

Turbine: Single Kaplan Turbine

 

Maximum output: 100kW

 

Annual generation: 550,000 kWh

 

Catchment area: 777 km2

 

Maximum turbine flow: 8 cumecs

 

Maximum head: 2.27 m

 

 

 

A HIDDEN GEM

 

  • Horbury Broad Cut Weir is a hidden gem, an oasis of biodiverse tranquillity to the south of the town on the banks of the Calder

  • If/when permitted, Horbury hydropower station will comprise a 100kW axial turbine which will protect fish and eels by a custom-designed inlet screen

  • If/when commissioned, it will:

    • generate around 550,000 units (kWh) per annum…

    • enough electricity to take around 150 average UK homes off the grid almost in perpetuity

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