Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum FREE visit to small scale Hydro scheme and Biomass Project on Haddo Estate, Methlick

On Wednesday 18 July 2012, Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum are organising a visit to the small scale Hydro Scheme and Biomass Boiler project in operation at Haddo Estate. The visit is open to anyone interested in seeing and learning more about these renewable energy schemes, staff from Haddo Estate have kindly agree to lead, and provide information during, the visit.

The Hydro Scheme produces up to 16 kilowatts of power and utilising an Archimedean Screw generator. The biomass project utilises wood chips from timber grown on Haddo Estate and provides heating and hot water for 22 affordable houses and, very shortly, the local primary school.

For anyone interested in participating visit please meet at Methlick Village Car park, (next to the play park and Public Toilet block), GR NJ 858 370 at 7pm on Wednesday 18 July. Please telephone 01467 624734 as soon as possible, to confirm that you will be coming along.