First UK hydrodynamic screw generator is sited in Dartmoor National Park

The UK's first hydrodynamic screw generator, modeled on the ancient 'Archimedes Screw', is providing power for the River Dart Country Park near Ashburton in Devon. With no adverse affect on the river's protected and diverse wildlife, the renewable energy generated by this innovative installation is sufficient to power the entire site for more than eight months of the year, even generating excess to export back to the electricity grid when the river is in full flow.

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