31 Aug '15, 8am
Its not too late! Book your free space to tour the Freemans Reach development:
This exclusive tour will give a behind the scenes look at the operation of the recently installed Hydro Turbine (Archimedes Screw) on the Freemans Reach development in the centre of Durham City. Freemans Reach is the first Hydro powered city centre development in the UK. As such it is leading the way as an example to future projects, and contributing to making the UK at the forefront of renewable energy development in the effort to steer away from dependence on fossil fuels and reducing the effect of climate change. The tour will begin with a brief presentation of the history of the site, background to the scheme, key design factors and construction difficulties. This will be followed by a short tour to see the Hydro in operation (although seeing the Archimedean screw turning cannot be guaranteed as this is dependent on river levels / flow and is strictly regulated by Envi...