Landustrie: Penllergare

Penllergare (WAL)

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A 40 ft LANDY Archimedes screw turbine has been installed next to the waterfall at Penllergare Valley Woods.

This screw with a length of 11 m will generate power for the new visitor centre at the estate, while surplus will be fed to the national grid. The screw is featured by its high efficiency and fish friendliness.

Capacity 2880 m3/h 

 

 

 

LocationPenllergare, Wales, UK
Type of screwenclosed tube
Capacity0.8 m3/sec
Head4.7 m
Power output25 kW
Year2013