The Whitby Esk Energy – Ruswarp Hydro
a community-owned 50kW Archimedes screw hydroelectric turbine on the River Esk at Ruswarp, near Whitby, North Yorkshire
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.
Great news. The upgraded Larinier fish pass is now open.
Click here to watch the fish pass in operation.
To the left of the fish pass you can see where the Archimedes screw will sit – close up below.
Despite all the rain, work is progressing on site. Shame we aren’t in a position to generate yet!
Work is well underway on upgrading the fish pass. Weather permitting, it is due for completion the first week in July.