Hollow mountain: Highlands hydro storage plant to undergo £1m efficiency upgrade

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The Cruachan Power Station is located at the foot of Ben Cruachan in the Scottish Highlands | Credit: Drax
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The Cruachan Power Station is located at the foot of Ben Cruachan in the Scottish Highlands | Credit: Drax

Drax eyes key role for Cruachan pumped hydro storage station in managing growing levels of renewable electricity on the grid

A hydroelectric power storage facility built into a hollowed-out mountain that towers above the Scottish Highlands is to undergo a £1m upgrade in a bid to boost its efficiency, operator Drax Group announced...

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