27 Apr '15, 3pm

MGR Fluid Power delivers hydraulic system for UK hydropower plant: When complete, the hydro power plant--locat...

A Midlands hydraulics specialist has designed, manufactured and handed over the first of four bespoke hydraulic operating systems to be installed into a hydropower plant on the River Trent, to generate enough electricity to power 700 homes. MGR Fluid Power in Leamington has manufactured the bespoke system, which will be used to actuate a fully regulated axial flow turbine on Nottingham’s River Trent. Designed and manufactured to exact specifications, the 2 metre-diameter hydro system utilises an internet connection to communicate with the control panel, alerting operators if there is an operational issue. 1 The hydraulic system will play a key role in enabling the Holme Pierrepoint scheme to generate up to 500 kilowatts of electricity, offsetting 1,770 tonnes of CO2 per year. The hydraulic operating system from MGR is an important component for a hydro power system, a tech...

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