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Whitby Esk Energy starts exporting electricity

Following commissioning on the 12th December, the Whitby Esk Energy community hydroelectric turbine has started generating and exporting to the National Grid.  Testing of the turbine will continue over the next month or so. Now that construction has finished, work has started to improve the look of the site. Tree planting was begun at the […]

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Turbine installed

Turbine arrives!

After a long wait the turbine has actually arrived on site. Watch the arrival and lifting of the turbine into place. Read more: Whitby Gazette Yorkshire Post The Guardian online BBC York and North Yorkshire ITV Yorkshire Thanks to the Co-operative Enterprise Hub for their help with gaining wide press coverage.         […]

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Getting ready for arrival of turbine

Arrival of the turbine

The Archimedes screw turbine is expected to arrive on site about 9am on Tuesday 4th September. Please come and join us watch the turbine being lowered into place during the morning, weather permitting. We will gather on the pavement of  The Carrs (B1410), on the opposite side of the river to the site – map. […]

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Coop area committee visit site

Co-op North Yorkshire Area Committee Visit Site

The Co-op North Yorkshire Area Committee visited the site on Wednesday 13th June to find out more about the project.   Fortunately the rain held off and from the river bank opposite they were able to see the work that has started on upgrading the fish pass.   We have received a lot of support from the […]

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