Rory Newman was co-opted as a Director at the strategic management meeting held on 22nd November 2018. Following retirement from being a GP in Sleights, he has proved a useful member of our operations team and is co-ordinating our Friends of Ruswarp Hydro working parties. Rory busy clearing leaves
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We held our second Friends of Ruswarp Hydro Working party on 8th November 2018. As well as getting some exercise whilst we worked on site we were lucky to see a kingfisher fly past. We then enjoyed a drink at the Bridge Inn after.
We are delighted to have had working with us this year a student from Durham University working on possible ways to reduce head loss in our inlet channel, which could potentially improve power output. Liam Wood a student on the Durham University MSc in New and Renewable Energy worked with us this year. His unpublished Durham University […]
Come and help us for a couple of hours on site on the afternoon of Thursday 8th November. We will be undertaking a variety of site tidying tasks including cutting back vegetation. Meet at the railway crossing gate at 2.00pm. Please let us know if you are able to join us, by emailing email@example.com or […]
Members of the Esk Energy team feel that the proposed ending of the FIT generation tariff and the export tariff would be a disaster for community energy groups and for schools and householders who want to do their bit to help in the fight against climate change. The ending of the export tariff would be […]
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 […]
We have been generating for five full financial years now and have just had our best year’s generation. This was due to a particularly wet year.
Join us in looking back and looking forward on the 6th July. 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 […]