Earba Storage

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The Project

The Earba Storage project is a proposed pumped storage hydro scheme with an installed capacity of up to 1,800MW.

The project will be the largest such scheme in the UK in terms of energy stored, powering over 1,400,000 UK households per year.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Earba Storage project is a proposed pumped storage hydro scheme with an installed capacity of up to 1,800MW.

The project will be the largest such scheme in the UK in terms of energy stored, powering over 1,400,000 UK households per year.

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LATEST NEWS

Pre-application Public Consultation Events

Pre-application Public Consultation Events

We invite you to come and find out about our proposals for the 1,800 Megawatt, 40 Gigawatt-hour Earba Pumped Storage Hydro Scheme We are holding public consultation events at: Laggan Community Hall between 13:00 and 19:30 on Tuesday 21 November 2023 Spean Bridge Community Centre between 13:00 and...

Ground Investigation Works Underway at Earba

Ground Investigation Works Underway at Earba

Prior to submitting the planning application for the proposed Earba Pumped Storage Hydro Scheme, a number of trial pits and boreholes are being undertaken at the Earba site this Summer. The locations of these exploratory holes are shown on the map below. There will also be peat probing and...