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Congleton Hydro Newsletter January 2021

Congleton Hydro Newsletter January 2021

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021 Many people would say that 2020 has been a most terrible year and wish it had just been a bad dream. I guess that on a personal note, the members of Congleton Hydro would agree but from a Project viewpoint, 2020 has been a great year...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter December

Congleton Hydro Newsletter December

Archie the Screw has arrived, but we are almost screwed by the Georgians!!!November has seen a major milestone with the delivery of the Archimedes Screw but also November produced some unforeseen ground conditions that have set us back by a few weeks.After a long...

Renewable energy defies Covid-19 to hit record growth in 2020

Great to see a recent article in the Guardian, renewable energy continues to grow worldwide and according to the International Energy Agency renewable energy will reach record levels in 2020 despite the pandemic. The IEA report published on Tuesday says...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter November

Congleton Hydro Newsletter November

Clocks Back but Hydro Progress is Forwards!Despite the grotty weather during the period of October, progress made by our site civils contractor CT Construction Ltd has been quite positive although inevitably some slippage has occurred.With the cofferdam in...

Congleton Hydro Project Update – October

Congleton Hydro Project Update – October

Hallelujah!!!!September has been the start of the realisation of the dream. During the past 4-5 years it sometimes seemed like Mission Impossible, well it is now Mission Happening. We have an access trackway from the main road and perhaps to the greatest relief of...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter September

Congleton Hydro Newsletter September

August was one step forward but the other step going nowhere. The cable installation started as planned and is proceeding to schedule with the first 500m laid between the hydro site at Havannah and Eaton Bank Academy. The second 500m is currently in the process of...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter August

Congleton Hydro Newsletter August

July has been a month of hope and anticipation for the Hydro team. In last month’s newsletter, we mentioned that whilst all plans were focused on-site work physically starting during the week of August 3rd, there were two precursor activities outside of...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter July

With all the funding in place and the Hydro generation Scheme on course to be a reality (not just a dream!!), this is the first of a series of newsletters to keep you updated on key aspects of the project and progress towards generating the all-important...

Congleton Hydro Newsletter May

Congleton Hydro Newsletter May

At long last, after four years of planning, designing, calculating, learning, rucks of hard work, despair and euphoria, progressing one step at a time and sometimes backwards Congleton Hydro is set to become a reality. The Community Share Offer closed at...

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