We’ve been given planning permission to install two water turbines at Caversham Weir! We expect to begin construction early next year. The hydro turbines are expected to generate about 380 MWh of electricity each year, enough for 100 average homes. This will prevent 150 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year, and help Reading play its part in […]
Come along and join us at Great Expectation, London Street, in the Library. Find out the latest and get involved if you’d like to. 7:30pm Tuesday 9th May More details on Facebook
We welcome new people to get involved in the project. There’s loads of way you can get involved: showing your support & coming to events providing expertise, time and ideas using the project in education investing in the project
The Reading Hydro project will provide an opportunity for individuals to invest in a reliable small scale renewable energy source. Contact us so you can be kept up to date with developments and investment opportunities.
The River Thames already has several existing micro hydro power schemes, including one at the site of the ancient mill at Mapledurham, and another at Windsor, giving power to the castle. Several others are being considered by local groups and businesses along the Thames. In Reading, a community cooperative is planning to harness the river’s […]