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Stockport Hydro Ltd launch third Environmental Challenge Award

£2,000 is available to share between up to 10 Environmental and Community projects within the Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council boundary. Deadline for applications is 31st January 2017.

Stockport Hydro, a renewable energy scheme at Otterspool Weir on the river Goyt near Marple, Stockport, is Greater Manchester’s first community-owned hydro-electric project. Our two Archimedes screws, Thunder and Lightning, have been operational since October 2012, generating renewable electricity which is fed into the National Grid. We are accredited to earn the Government’s Feed-in-Tariff and the Environment Agency has approved our operation to ensure no damage to the river’s eco-system and wildlife.

For the full details and to apply please download the Environmental Challenge Application Form 2017 (PDF FORMAT) OR Environmental Challenge Application Form 2017 (WORD FORMAT) Click here to download a copy of the Environmental Challenge Guidelines 2017 (PDF FORMAT) For more information phone 0161 427 0411 or email:


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