Hanover Pond, Meriden, CT: New England Hydropower Energizes First Archimedes Screw Turbine site in U. S.
Power house (left), existing up-stream fish passage (right). The Archimedes Screw Turbine (AST) provides safe down-stream fish passage.
NEHC received approval to energize in March 2017.
NEHC mobilized for construction at the site in September 2016, and the sluiceway, powerhouse and screw trough were all completed to accept the machinery in December 2016. The Hanover Pond Hydro facility entered operation in April 2017.
Chris oversees communications, public affairs and brand for the company. He is the primary relationship interface between NEHC and all constituents and is responsible for the company’s position in the marketplace. He has served in energy, aerospace, information systems, medical device, and insurance industries in senior positions at the New York Power Authority, United Technologies Corporation, LEXIS/NEXIS, Philips Medical Systems, and Travelers. He has degrees from the University of Denver and University College, Dublin, Ireland.