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Afon Conwy hydropower scheme application

Application number PAN-000270 (Abstraction) and PAN-000277 (Impoundment)

NRW Area
: North

Date of Application: 28/05/2015

Applicant details: RWE Innogy UK Limited

Summary of the proposal
An application to install a weir and operate a hydropower scheme on the Afon Conwy, near Betws-y-Coed, Gwynedd, with a generation capacity of up to 5 MegaWatts.  The proposal includes a new concrete intake structure approximately 25 metres in width, a gravity feed pipe a power house with two turbines, formal larinier type fish pass and two vertical brush eel passes, tailrace and outfall structure. Full detail of the decision is contained in the decision document. 

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