Afon Berthen

100kW, Snowdonia
A 100kW high head scheme in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. This scheme is being developed for the National Trust.
Site: Afon Berthen
Consenting timeline: Nov 2012 – Feb 2014
Construction timeline: 2015 – 2016
Commissioning date: Autumn 2016
Location: Bethesda, North Wales
Turbine: Hydrolite Turgo
Generator: Induction
Intake type: Coanda screen
Gross head: 174m
Catchment area: 1.56km2
Max turbine flow: 84lps
Max output: 100kW
Penstock length: 650m
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