On 22nd February we were visited by Associate Professor David Lubitz and Scott Simmons from the School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Canada. David has a research programme on microhydro turbines. The long term goal is to develop improved tools for designing Archimedes screw generator installations optimized for their sites. They came to take a variety […]
Education is important to the Esk Energy team. Therefore we were particularly pleased to be mentioned in an article in the February 2020 edition of Physics Review published by Hodder Education. The magazine is aimed at A level students. You can download the poster below which includes an image of our Live View from Hodder […]
The Whitby Esk Energy team decided this year, rather than hosting an open afternoon during Community Energy Fortnight, we would get out and about. Two of our team attended the Community Energy England AGM and conference. The Community Energy State of the Sector 2019 report, to which we contributed, was launched at the conference. Another […]
As well as running the community hydroelectric scheme, the Esk Energy team also help promote the development of community energy nationally through our membership of Community Energy England and taking part in Government consultations. We support the Community Energy Manifesto drawn up by the Green Alliance which includes Community Energy England.
We sell our electricity to Co-op Energy and we thought you might like to know about their new commitment to community energy generators. They have just launched Community Power: the UK’s only tariff powered by 100% community-generated electricity and one of the highest green gas percentages in the UK at 25%. Find out more on […]