Pennsylvania Studying Feasibility of Three Hydro Projects at State Parks

August 10, 2016
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The Pennsylvania Environmental Council received a $20,000 grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund to complete feasibility assessments for three potential hydro projects in state parks in western Pennsylvania.

Two of the projects would integrate hydroelectric generation equipment into existing dam structures, at Moraine State Park and McConnell’s Mill State Park. The third project, at Ohiopyle State Park, would produce electricity by installing a turbine in an underground pipe…

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