Future SciBars

David NolanAll talks begin at 6:30 at the Park Tavern, but get down early to get a seat and a beer.

Here’s a sneak peek at who’s to come:

Powered by the Dane: The Havannah Weir Hydro-Electric Scheme

Monday 24th July 2017

Speaker: Peter Aston, Congleton Sustainability Group

Moving away from fossil fuels is the virtually accepted energy policy for most governments, but can local communities contribute? The Congleton Sustainability Group has been pursuing hydro power from the River Dane for more than 10 years. Peter Aston, Chair of the group, will describe the challenging journey through failures to the current proposed installation at Havannah Weir, a mile north of Congleton.