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The Whitby Esk Energy – Ruswarp Hydro

a community-owned 50kW Archimedes screw hydroelectric turbine on the River Esk at Ruswarp, near Whitby, North Yorkshire
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The scheme is run by volunteers through Esk Energy (Yorkshire) Limited, a registered society.  Our main aim is to reduce the carbon footprint of the Esk Valley through generating renewable electricity. Learn – Share – Educate


Friends of Ruswarp Hydro working party – 6th July

Come and help us for a couple of hours on site on the morning of Friday 6th July to get the site ready for the open afternoon. We will be undertaking a variety of site tidying tasks including cutting back vegetation and clearing himalyan balsam. Meet at the railway crossing gate at 11.00 am.

Please let us know if you are able to join us, by emailing admin@whitbyeskenergy.org.uk or phoning 07410 549833, in case we need to change plans due to weather.

Community Energy Fortnight open afternoon – 6th July

Join us in looking back and looking forward on the 6th July.

Esk Energy CEF poster image 2018

There will be introductory talks in Ruswarp Village Hall from 2pm from our team and Liam Wood, from Durham University, followed by a visit to the site nearby.

Since last September, Liam has been undertaking research into the optimisation of generation for his MSc. We are delighted that Liam is able to join us for our Community Energy Fortnight open afternoon to share his findings.

Why don’t you come by train and combine the tour with a visit to a local café or pub?

The site visit will finish by 3.15pm to let you catch the train along the scenic Esk Valley line to Whitby or towards Middlesbrough.

To book a place: email admin@whitbyeskenergy.org.uk or phone 07410 549833.

Privacy notice – updated May 2018

During April we undertook an audit of the data we hold, how we process it and how we store it to ensure that we meet the requirements of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

As a result of this we updated the Privacy Notice on this website and also updated our Data Protection and Security Policy. If you would like to see a copy of our Data Protection and Security Policy then please contact us.

 

 

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