Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Renewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably
Rewnewables First - Securing a clean energy future, profitably

The Hydro and Wind Company

Securing a clean energy future, profitably

Working in the UK and overseas, Renewables First are engineering consultants and project delivery experts, specialising in Hydropower and Windpower. We have whole-project capability, taking projects from initial feasibility, through consenting and design and on to construction and commissioning. Our focus is on quality and performance, ensuring your completed project will operate reliably and efficiently into the future.

Hydropower

Renewables First are leaders in small scale hydropower development throughout the UK. Our full project capability backed by years of experience with many hydro projects means your project is deliverable and in very capable hands.

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Windpower

Renewables First, specialists in small to medium scale wind turbine projects, are experts in development, consenting and installation processes, delivering high quality wind projects to landowners, businesses and community groups.

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Are you considering a hydropower project?

Renewables First have full project capability and offer hydropower services from initial feasibility study through system design to installation.

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Project Blog

Read more about our exciting and innovative hydro and wind power projects in our project blog pages – see our most recent projects below. Our experience with Hydropower and Windpower projects is wide and varied, covering all types of turbines across a range of scales and locations and our full project capability means your project is in safe hands from initial project feasibility assessment through to construction and operation – Renewables First does the lot!

Hydropower Projects

Nant Peris hydro scheme completed

Nant Peris hydro scheme completed

This 350 kW Pelton turbine on the Afon Gafr, Nant Peris, will generate around 1,100,000 kWh per year, equivalent to powering roughly 333 UK homes (based on a median UK consumption of 3300 kWh, EST 2012), as well as a carbon saving of around 473 tonnes per year.

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Drones eye view of Radyr Weir scheme

Drones eye view of Radyr Weir scheme

Construction work is forging ahead with installing the Radyr Weir Archimedes screws. Renewables First were hired by Dawnus to produce the detailed designs for the 400 KW Radyr Weir Archimedes screws, project managed and installed by Dawnus.

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Windpower Projects

Norvento nED 100 turbine at Pembrokeshire site

Norvento nED 100 turbine at Pembrokeshire site

This single turbine wind power development in Pembrokeshire, utilises a Norvento nED 100 turbine. Renewables First were responsible for the pre-installation phases, including the all important site finding, detailed feasibility and planning applications.

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Wind turbine commissioning at Blacktoft

Wind turbine commissioning at Blacktoft

With the wind turbine commissioning complete, the turbine was officially handed over to Blacktoft Cucumber Nursery. Four months later in spring sunshine, we returned to the site and took a selection of photographs of the 500 kW wind turbine in operation.

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Renewables First Learning Centres

Our Learning Centres contain answers to many of the frequent questions about Hydropower and Windpower, covering general principals, performance, finance and various fundamental technical concepts.

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Associations & Membership

Renewable UK British Hydropower Association Renewable Energy Consumer Code Country Land & Business Association