North and South there are some new hydros about.

100kw 30m head Clein cross flow. Its a first for me

100kw 30m head Cink crossflow. Its a first for me. Really nice install

Quick image blog to gladden the heart of renewable energy enthusiasts. Today was South Wales where we had a steering group meeting for the Community Energy Wales development fund. The main subject was where next with this fund given all the pressure on community energy. But there are options… more to come. After lunch we got to see the brand spanking new (as of last Friday) Friends of Taff Bargoed Park community energy hydro. You get much bigger bolts on low head systems #bolt envy!

the river itself is the remains of the industrial past for the area. It used to be underground!

The river itself is the remains of the coal mining industrial past for the area. It used to be underground!

But not to be outdone here is the latest National Trust 100kw hydro going in on the Berthen stream just outside Bethesda. Few more weeks and this will be making energy

But not to be outdone here is the latest National Trust 100kw hydro going in on the Berthen stream just outside Bethesda. Few more weeks and this will be making energy

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