The first modern hydroelectric plant in the Scottish Borders is to be built near Selkirk.
Fast flowing water on the River Ettrick will be turned into enough electricity to power more than 200 homes.
The project on the Philliphaugh estate has been approved by councillors, and is expected to be completed by next summer. It also includes an upgrading of the famous salmon viewing centre and fish pass.
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