Monster pumped hydro project proposed for Loch Ness

The planned project could potentially deliver up to 400MW of power for six hours

Morocco, India, Iraq and Spain ‘vulnerable to water shortage’

The World Resources Institute is developing an early warning satellite system to scan dams and shrinking reservoirs

Anglian Water plans new £44m reservoir

Anglian Water has won planning permission for a new £44 million reservoir and water treatment works near to Newton-on-Trent, Lincolnshire. Building will take place over the next couple of years, says the firm. A new pumping station will take water from the River Trent into a 20-acre storage reservoir which will hold around 230 million litres […]

SSE plan major hydro storage scheme

SSE’s renewable energy development division has submitted an application to the Scottish Government to construct a pumped storage hydroelectric scheme to the north-west of Loch Lochy in the Great Glen. SSE Renewables says the project could have a power capacity of 600MW. In the form of a reservoir, the scheme could store up to 30GWh, […]

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