Category Archives: Energy generation

making electricity or heat. Hydro, PV, Solar, Biomass, Heat Pump

Generating opportunities

I have been spouting on and on about KW. Well the process of making KW’s with renewables also generates opportunities and not necessarily from the money. Several of the community energy companies I work with are now employing local people … Continue reading

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Keeping Tranmer Toasty with Biomass

In the East of England, we’re progressing well with the introduction of more renewable systems and getting off oil and other fossil fuels. Our renewables Project Manager, Dee Nunn, tells us about the new biomass boiler at Sutton Hoo… This … Continue reading

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Climate change mitigation and getting off oil. Latest installment!

Thursday was a good day. we were invited by the Climate Change Environment and Rural Affairs Committee in Welsh government to show our plans, discussions and projects and so on Wednesday we had an NT and partners day. The weather … Continue reading

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MOPs, Triads, LEC’s, REGOs and other such weird terms. Selling your generated energy… simple. Hah!

The following is what I understand of the energy market by dabbling at the periphery. Now that you’re making electricity you decide to move out of the guaranteed minimum value, set by the government for all generators under the Feed … Continue reading

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We have made over five million

Five million Kilowatt hours that is on our Snowdon hydro. Just a quick blog.  Or five Gigawatts if you speak big numbers. That’s the equivalent of a lot of renewable energy in two and a bit years!

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Getting off oil… down to the knitty gritty. Ground source heat pumps in some farms (with moles)

The NT in Wales are in the final stretch in terms of getting off oil on its heating in its in-hand buildings across Wales but we still have with a couple of years to go (as ever this is another blog) But … Continue reading

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Fluoride good for teeth but bad for the planet… addicted to HFC’s

Fluoride is the key constituent of most of the world’s refrigerants. In Kigali the capital of Rwanda a couple of weeks ago a little bit of human race self-preservation kicked in. The nations of the world signed an agreement in … Continue reading

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