Development Details : Three 4.0m diameter Archimedes screws, mounted on the weir structure. The maximum output is 490 kW.
In early March 2010 the Environment Agency asked for expressions of interest to develop hydro electric power on Teddington Weir.In August 2010 Ham United Group were selected as the developer and in turn created Ham Hydro. The construction company as noted by the EA are Galliford Try
TAC and Angling Trust explain their grave fears over Teddington to shadow minister Tom Harris
Full application submitted in Jan 2012, then withdrawn. Developer has been advised to undertake additional environmental surveys in the weirpool. These will provide data on fish, macro-invertebrates and macrophytes to update ecological reports to satisfy the Water Framework Directive compliance audit. Surveys were due to be completed in June.
EA update April 2013:
Developer has undertaken additional environmental surveys in the weirpool. The reports are now being discussed to support ecological conditions on the licence. An impoundment licence submission is planned for Spring 2013?
Agreement for Lease
Exclusivity agreement signed, Lease arrangement to be confirmed.
Options explored but not agreed.
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