Hydro scheme official opening
Mar31

Hydro scheme official opening

THE Burn of Mar hydro scheme at Milton of Buchanan was officially opened by His Grace the Duke of Montrose at a special ceremony today (31 March). The scheme – which was commissioned on 31 October last year (2015) – utilises a peloton turbine from Czech Republic suppliers Hydrohrom  to generate power with a peak capacity of 500 kilowatts. Our feature from last August (read it here) tells all about the scheme whose main civils...

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Electricity interruption
Jul29

Electricity interruption

ELECTRICITY supplies  in Buchanan between Creityhall and Rowardennan will be interrupted  for a three-hour period (10am–1pm) on Tuesday 11 August. All electricity users affected on that date should have received a letter from Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) alerting them to the temporary interruption which applies regardless of electricity supplier. The interruption is to allow installation of a new electrical safety switch onto...

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Hydro partnership boosts Cashel development
Jul22

Hydro partnership boosts Cashel development

SELECT creative and craft business could soon moving into cost-effective idyllic workshop and studio space at Cashel thanks to a partnership with one of the UK’s fastest growing hydro electric plant developers, DHG Hydro. And as well as providing the income for Cashel to establish a creative hub, the hydro company’s ongoing investment and profit sharing is enabling the site’s owner – The Forest Trust Company, a subsidiary of the Royal...

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