Hydro Power Facility
On Monday 18th June, the Mayor of
Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson, will officially open the Hydro Power
facility at the Boatslide Weir Bridge on the River Great Ouse in
The facility will generate approximately
168,000 kilowatt hours of energy every year, saving £32,000 and
70,000kilograms of CO2 at the Boatslide weir.
The official opening is open to all and offers
anyone the chance to see the Archimedes screw turbines up close and
learn exactly how the facility will generate clean, renewable
energy for generations to come.
When: Monday 18th
Where: Boatslide Weir Bridge,
next to schools boathouse
1pm: Guests assemble
1.20pm: Tour of the facility in small
1.40pm: Photo and interview opportunity
Members of the media who are attending the
event are asked to contact the Communications team in advance.
Any queries specifically relating to the
opening, such as where to park and how to access the area should be
directed to firstname.lastname@example.org