Blair Castle restarts Edwardian hydro system

To reduce bills, Blair Castle restored a hydro electric scheme, which had been installed in 1908 and decommissioned in 1951.
BBC: Century-old hydro scheme powered up at Blair Castle
In addition to the pleasure of seeing another successful renewable energy project, it’s amazing to find out that this pre-WW1 system basically only needed better sound insulation to make it meet today’s standards.

 

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