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Record output from hydro station

The hydro power station at Sulby dam has notched-up a record year for green energy generation.

The Sulby plant's achieved an all-time record output of of 4.9GWh (giga-watt hours) from the reservoir turbines for the year to March 2013.

That beat the previous record of 4.5GWh set back in 1994.

It means one-and-a-quarter per cent of the Island's energy needs are being produced by renewable hydro energy, equivalent to providing electricity to 500 Island homes.

Efficiency engineer at Pulrose power station Graham Stigant says it's a small but significant contribution:

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