Ren Net members from the 5 network areas attended Tuesday evening’s meeting in Mr. Thomas Becht’s Woodland and Organic Farm, Dorrian, Glenties, Co. Donegal on 23rd July 2013.

Mr. Becht produces renewable energy from two small-scale hydropower schemes producing up to 350kWh of electricity. In addition, a solid wood log boiler supplies heat and hot water for his farmhouse and self-catering tourist accommodation on the grounds.

Mr. Becht gave the members a presentation on the operations of his hydropower scheme and log boiler, processing and storing of firewood, costing and savings of same etc.

Members enjoyed having a Ren Net meeting in this novel location and had the additional benefit seeing the application of renewables in action.

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