Duke restores hydro-power at Alnwick Castle

Journal: A HYDRO-ELECTRIC system which was installed more than a century ago to help keep the lights on in an ancient North East castle has been brought back to life to produce modern day green energy. When it was first switched on in 1889, the water-powered system provided enough electricity to light 100 lamps in Alnwick Castle, the ancestral home of the Dukes of Northumberland. It was abandoned when the castle was connected to mains electricity in 1948, but has now been restored, ......

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