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Innovation Funding Incentive
Low Carbon Generation
Ashton Hayes, a village near Tarvin in mid Cheshire, is aiming to become carbon neutral. The village is pursuing a number of different
carbon saving initiatives including small-scale generation. A number of community
buildings are close together; namely the church, Womens Institutes (WI) hall, village
hall and school have expressed a wish to use Low Voltage (LV) connected generation (microwind, PV
The proposed project aims to develop a route map of the integration of small-scale
generation into legacy networks.
It is envisaged that this will develop a simple strategy that can be used by the SPENs Connections business to determine at which points different network
technologies should be introduced to facilitate the connection of generation. Although
developed using this network as a case study, the project will look to develop common,