Although the coanda screens are predominantly “self cleaning” small particles of peat seem to be particularly susceptible to catching in the screen mesh. Volunteers visit the site on a weekly basis to sweep the screens at the primary and secondary intakes.
These tree enclosures have started cropping up at the site recently. One of the outstanding planning conditions remaining is the tree planting plan to compensate and mitigate for the construction of the hydro. Native tree species will be planted within the
Two interpretation boards have now been installed. One at the primary intake and the other at the turbine house.
The following slides were shown on the big screen in the village hall at the opening ceremony and tell the story of the community hydro project from concept to successful operation and energy generation.
After a dry week across most of the UK, a wetter spell recently has boosted power generation at Corriemulzie. The chart below shows no rainfall at Inverey during the week commencing Monday 3rd October. The much wetter weather starting on
Braemar Community Hydro Ltd has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2016. We have been nominated in the best community project award category. One winner from each section will be announced on 1st December. Good
HRH Duke of Rothesay visited the hydro site at Corriemulzie on Thursday 29th September. HRH spent about thirty minutes at the site, where he met the project developers, contractors and engineers before officially switching on the turbine. Following the visit, HRH continued
There was a good turnout at the first AGM of Braemar Community Hydro at the Bothy Braemar . The Directors – Alastair Hubbard, David Chandler, Glenn Perkins, David Sherrard, Mike Daniels, Rob Turner and Richard Gledson -were all re-elected at the meeting.
The satellite link for the remote monitoring is now installed and working allowing us to view performance data from home. This graph shows the power output (in red) for the previous 24 hours. Rain fell at about 3am for a couple of hours and
Following the heavy rainfall recently the generation was at maximum power early this week – this is great news as it allows the engineers to test and optimize the systems when in full flow as well as providing clean, green,