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L'Arche de la Nature becomes hydropower producer
Le Mans

 In 2004, the Arche de la Nature had chosen to embark on a restoration project of a paddle wheel 8.5 m in diameter, which, after coupling with modern equipment to produce 400,000 kWh / year!
This project was conducted in partnership with a school of Le Mans, who sized, installed and adjusted modern hardware (generator and multiplier).
The electricity generated is fed back into the grid since 15 January 2015.