Over the last year GoFlo Screens has gone from strength to strength. Originally developed using the engineering skills and experience of Renewables First, GoFlo Screens Ltd is now an independent company in its own right. GoFlo Screens is attracting interest not just from the hydropower sector, but also the water industry and energy producers. GoFlo Screens has also attracted interest from with the British Hydropower Association, whom in its latest edition of Spotlight, published an in-depth article about the innovative design features of the GoFlo self-cleaning screen.
The article clearly outlines the development of the GoFlo self-cleaning screen, explaining how the need emerged for an intake screen that could simultaneously meet stringent environmental regulations with respect to protecting eels and fish species, enhance the performance and income derived from hydropower sites and reduce the ongoing maintenance and hassle of screen maintenance and clearance. Renewables First clearly understood the shortcomings of conventional water intake screens and set out to design a self-cleaning screen that would satisfy the above needs and plug a gap in the market. The article elucidates the design principles of the screen, as well as its sophisticated remote control and monitoring system.
Go here to read the Spotlight article in full.
The British Hydropower Association (BHA) is the professional trade body representing the interests of the UK hydropower industry and its associated stakeholders in the wider community at regional, national and global levels.
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