The Westmorland GazetteWork starts on new hydro-power scheme for Langdale Valley (From The Westmorland Gazette)

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Work starts on new hydro-power scheme for Langdale Valley

WORK started this week on a six-month project to build a new hydro-power scheme in the Langdale valley.

Three Cumbrian firms – designers Ellergreen, civil engineers Beckside Construction and Gilbert, Gilkes & Gordon, Kendal – are collaborating on the National Trust project using the power of the water coming down the ghyll to drive a turbine to produce electricity.

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