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Last major property in NT Wales getting off oil – Devil in the detail (again)

Penrhyn Castle biomass project is now into implementation and delivery, and as always devil is in the detail – in this case about 38 tonnes of detail with many wheels. Elgan the project manager’s first challenge was to ensure that … Continue reading

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When Amber Rudd came to Croft

   Guest blog from Mike Hudson, REI Programme Director on his recent meeting at Croft Castle (one of our pilot projects). Over to you Mike – We recently welcomed Energy Secretary Amber Rudd and local MP Bill Wiggin to Croft … Continue reading

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Dyffryn Gardens – work continues apace on the new heating system

I made my first visit down to Dyffryn Gardens after the Christmas break to have a look see how things were coming along. First off was a look at the heating project where we are replacing the ageing and inefficient oil … Continue reading

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Can you build a cheap hydro? We have questions not answers and need help!

We have some funding to build a ‘cheap’ (in price not quality) pico hydro (<5kw). Can this be done? My conceptions before really looking into it are What is cheap? Is this per KWp installed or is this KWh over … Continue reading

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….and how is my house doing? The weather is giving it a good test… i have had an idea as well

The timber triple glazing is in after the external insulation. The infrared camera is really highlighting the cold bridges and are standing out. Non insulted or should i say areas with less insulation which transfer cold from in the outside … Continue reading

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Bodnant Garden – growing our own energy

So I have been quiet on the blog front recently (Mr Jones keeps telling me), so thought time to give an update on what I have been up to over the last month. Whilst I was away working on the … Continue reading

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Drowning by the shore. “Boddi wrth y lan”. #keepfits campaign

Anafon 10:10 Blog Our friends at 10:10 have developed two compelling blogs around their “keep the FITs campaign” The blogs are about two of the community energy project we work with. The built and soon to be powered up Anafon Hydro … Continue reading

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