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Working with Durham University

We are delighted to have had working with us students from Durham University. Liam Wood, a student on the Durham University MSc in New and Renewable Energy, worked with us in 2017-18 on possible ways to reduce head loss in our inlet channel, which could potentially improve power output. His unpublished Durham University MSc Project […]

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NYMNPA apprentices visit site April 2017

NYMNPA apprentices visit site April 2017

Recently the two teams of apprentices who work for the North York Moors National Park visited our site. They had a tour round to find out how the turbine works and what was involved in setting up the scheme. Following the tour they helped our team of volunteers to thin out alder saplings and sort […]

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Model of turbine

Key Stage 2 resources for schools

In 2016, Esk Energy successfully applied for a grant from the Ernest Cook Trust to undertake a project with  Ruswarp C of E Primary School to help them develop their literacy and numeracy skills by exploring how we generate electricity from their river. The grant was to enable us to undertake a project which would involve developing materials, a visit […]

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