Hydro Case Studies

Hydropower projects throughout the UK and worldwide

Over the last 30 years, Dulas has worked with developers, utilities and landowners to deliver hydropower projects throughout the UK and worldwide. In addition, Dulas works with project operators to provide a comprehensive range of operations, refurbishment and performance optimisation services.

Inverhaggernie Intake Refurbishment

2020-10-27T15:21:40+00:00September 30th, 2020|

Client - Lochdochart Estate Project Overview Inverhaggernie HEP 3 km northwest of Crianlarich was built with a side intake, which since construction, suffered blocking from vegetation that significantly reduced production and consumed a large number of man hours in [...]

Balnacarn Hydro Scheme

2020-10-27T15:21:58+00:00September 30th, 2020|

Client- Dulas Hydro Generation Ltd Project Overview Balnacarn is a 700kW high head hydro scheme located in Glenmoriston, near Fort Augustus. Dulas was commissioned by Dulas Hydro Generation Ltd to deliver the scheme as a turnkey design and build contract. The [...]

Iwrch Hydro Scheme Refurbishment

2020-09-30T13:07:47+00:00September 30th, 2020|

Fault finding and re-commissioning of an existing hydro plant The original developers of this scheme expected to produce 380kW. However, it was never fully commissioned and only ran for 7 hours before being shut down to prevent serious damage [...]

Upper Bryn Cowlyd 200kW new build

2020-09-28T09:04:16+00:00September 28th, 2020|

Client- Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Project Overview Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) commissioned Dulas to provide a turnkey new build hydro solution for Bryn Cowlyd Water Treatment Works. The objective was to secure planning consent for, design and install [...]

Doorian 310kW Intake rebuild

2020-10-27T15:22:50+00:00September 23rd, 2020|

Project Overview To replace an existing intake which suffered from severe blocking problems. Increase generation of scheme by improving intake screening performance. Reduce operational costs related to screen cleaning and supervision. The Doorian scheme was built in 2001 but [...]


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