Development Details : Four 3.6m diameter Archimedes screws, in new channels through the lock island. The maximum power output is not clear!
Developers: Galliford try Infrastructure and HP Projects Ltd
EA Update April 2013:
Full application not submitted. Screening Opinion complete. Discussion with local authority on-going in preparation for application.
Pre-application submitted and response returned. The developer has undertaken environmental surveys in the weirpool. The reports are now being discussed to support ecological conditions on the licence. Full application expected in Spring 2013.
Agreement for Lease
Not applied for but signed exclusivity agreement.
News, comment and history web links
01/02/2013 The Giant Screw – Another blight on Sunbury – Sunbury Matters
04/01/2013 Riverwatch Jan 2013
16/12/2012 Watt on earth are the thinking? – Morts Riverwatch
13/12/2012 'Say no to Hydro' protest at Sunbury – Get Surrey
10/12/2012 Thames hydro scheme sparks controversy – Riverthamesnews
06/12/2012 Hydro Electric turbines planned for Sunbury – Get Surrey
19/03/2012 Elmbridge Council decide no Environmental Impact Assessment is required, ref 2012/0527
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