Green Highland Renewables (GHR) specialises in developing small scale run of river hydro projects from about 50kW to 2MW. GHR provides advice and solutions to landowners and communities through the whole process of design, procurement and operation and helps provide them with a sustainable future whilst supporting Scotland’s responsible commitment to climate change.
The company is based in Perth, in central Scotland with a northern office in Dingwall. The shareholdings in the company are split between the Environmental Energy Fund LP (formed by SSE plc and Scottish Equity Partners LLP in 2011), Scottish Enterprise, the founding shareholders and company employees.
GHR provides a turnkey solution to the development of hydro schemes incorporating:
GHR has a wide portfolio of projects across Scotland and was appointed in 2010 by Forestry Commission Scotland to explore hydro development of small scale hydro schemes on the national forest estate in the North West highlands.
GHR has been instrumental in creating hydro consortia between neighbouring landowners. A classic example is the seven scheme project in Glen Lyon, Perthshire with some schemes being in multi ownership.
The company’s business model allows GHR to participate in schemes as developers, joint venture partners or as project managers to owner-developers.
We have in-house personnel and retained consultants who specialise in the following areas of hydro power:
26 March 2014
Construction starts on Allt Gharagain hydro scheme
23 January 2014
Construction underway on Chonais Hydro Project