Thursday, 29 August 2013
Community energy fortnight - What's on? - 31st August, Tour of community owned hydro electric schemes in Stockport and New Mills. A coach leaves Stockport Town Hall at 10am to visit Stockport Hydro. From there we will go onto Stockport Masonic Guildhall, 169-171 Wellington Road, SK1 3UA for a lunch reception and energy saving workshops (starts 12 noon). Finally, we''ll visit Torrs Hydro in New Mills for a tour and refreshments (starts 3pm). The coach will leave to return to Stockport Town Hall at 5.00pm.
Monday, 5 August 2013
ACRE’s Renewable Energy Community Guide produced with the Centre for Sustainable Energy, guide gives advice on planning renewable energy projects.
Case studies of successful projects are also featured, including:
- A wind turbine in the village of Hockerton, Nottinghamshire, which will generate an estimated £60,000 payback for the village each year.
- A wood pellet biomass boiler at the Grade II listed St Paul’s Church in Gulworthy Cross, Devon.
- Two wind turbines that power the Wold Top Brewery and farm in East Yorkshire, creating a stable revenue stream.