If you're local and pass by the Donside Hydro, you may have noticed that the turbine has been off for a bit. Annoyingly, it suffered a failure in part of the control system. Thankfully, it's all covered under warranty. But, it's meant visits from engineers, new parts to be made up and shipped from Finland and then more engineers. Thankfully, we're back up and running at 100% again today. But, it has been a frustrating time for all. Glad that bit's over... ...
Join ACE directors and other interesting speakers at the Climate Cafe to discus community renewables. This Tuesday at 7pm ...
Climate Cafe Launch; Community Energy
November 7, 2017, 7:00pm - November 7, 2017, 9:00pm
Empowering North East Communities: Community Renewable Energy & Reward Schemes
Discussion on the who, how, what, why and where of community renewable energy and benefit schemes. Come to learn more about community renewable energy schemes from the people who have helped create them, at this free event.
There will be a chance to hear their stories, ask questions, and chat with refreshments.
All Welcome, the more the merrier!
Greenmyres Renewable Energy Ltd, talking about the Huntly & District Community Wind Turbine Project
Jim Currie & Jane Fullerton, Directors, ACEnergy, talking about the Donside Hydro community project
Annabel Pinker, The James Hutton Institute, researcher with TESS (Towards European Societal Sustainability) talking about community renewables, including community benefit schemes, and the resulting empowerment of communities.