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Water companies to generate energy from pipes


Water companies could soon be generating energy from the power in their own pipes. United Utilities, Anglian, Northumbrian, Severn Trent and Yorkshire Water are talking to Rentricity UK about installing turbines in their water pipes. Rentricity UK is a joint venture between Mouchel Parkman and US firm Rentricity.

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