Recently the LANDY hydropower screw turbines are installed in the existing dam, in the Ill river at Erstein. A total of six Archimedes screws, each with a diameter of 2.5 meters and a weight of 7 tons, will produce aprrox a million kWh per year. Renewable energy intended for some 250 households. Commissioning of the hydropower scheme will take place in September 2017.
Photos made by Thomas Claude