DECC urges communities to embrace watermill ‘renaissance’

Business Green: The government has today called on local communities and businesses to harness the power of their rivers and streams in a bid to boost the UK's nascent hydropower market. Climate change minister Greg Barker urged communities to revive disused waterwheels and turbines, confirming they would be eligible for financial incentives through the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme. In a bid to ensure projects are environmentally sustainable, the Environment Agency has also published a new hydropower guide,......

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