Community Hydro Scheme

During 2013 investigations were undertaken into the feasibility of developing or entering into partnership to develop a community hydro scheme on Forestry Commission Scotland land. This was a joint project with Strathard Community Council and subject to an extended timescale dependent on third parties. The focus during 2015 was on examining the opportunity to invest in a scheme at Bruach Chaorainn then being developed by Broadland Renewable Construction Ltd. Grant applications were submitted in 2016 to obtain professional assistance to pursue this further. The potential investment was found not to be sufficiently attractive to attract the necessary external funding. This project is ongoing, so watch this space for further updates.