We are delighted to announce that Corriemulzie hydro scheme has now been commissioned and we can now commence power generation! The G59 test which is the regulation which allows BCH to export the generated electricity to the National Grid was
Engineers from Hydrover are now on site installing the turbine and generator
We are now progressing to the final stages of the project with the grid connection works underway this week.
All the main elements of the hydro scheme have now been built – the intakes, pipeline, turbine house and tailrace. The contractors have had to endure a typical Braemar winter with snow, rain, frosts and even some sunshine! However, the
The turbine house is now wind and water tight and progress continues with the electrical fittings and fixings inside.
Some great progress recently aided by the fine and settled weather
Frost and weather protection is provided by a tent at the turbine house site. All concrete for floor is now poured Photo showing outfall area. Initial pour beneath the white mats
The secondary intake has now been installed on the subsidiary burn which feeds into the Corriemulzie Burn. The pipework from this is fed directly into the main chamber at the primary intake site.