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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Local businesses benefits from hydro scheme
Aug17

Local businesses benefits from hydro scheme

LOCAL business have been benefiting from involvement in a soon-to-be commissioned hydro scheme by Milton of Buchanan. David Allan Groundworks carried out exploratory work for the Burn of Mar hydro scheme; Connich Dyking has resinstated the dykes and fences along the three-and-a-half kilometre route of the scheme’s main pipeline and Buchanan Construction are putting up the building that will house the generator and turbine. “We’re...

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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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