2. The 440MW power station at Cruachan, near Oban, is one of only four pump storage hydro plants in the UK and plays a key role in balancing the country's electricity system. The expansion project could see it generate 1,040MW.
3. Friends of the Earth Scotland is * Scotland's leading environmental campaigning organisation * An independent Scottish charity with a network of thousands of supporters and active local groups across Scotland * Part of the largest grassroots environmental network in the world, uniting over 2 million supporters, 77 national member groups, and some 5,000 local activist groups.