Category Archives: Water

Water management, efficiency, monitoring

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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Community hydros have launched… WOW!

Its been a whirlwind of a 5 days. Firstly we have almost reached a £100k of shares sold for the community hydros. (…and in only 5 days!) This is for two community hydros. A few of us in the National … Continue reading

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Will Climate Change, change our landscapes..? Not as permanent as you would hope?

Joe the area Ranger in the Brecon Beacons contacted Paul and my self today. He has a bit of a problem, which is quite a big land slide in the southern Beacons in Nant Ddu to be specific. The issue at … Continue reading

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Dyffryn Gardens – A holistic Approach

There are times when I stop myself mid-coffee and think how lucky I am to be able to do what I do. Those of you who know me know I have spent years cultivating this cynical northern exterior; but just … Continue reading

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Energy, water and waste champions celebrated at Environmental Awards 2015

Wow, was it really a year since our first Environmental Awards ceremony? That said, an awful lot has happened in that year, which is why there was much to celebrate. Nominees were shortlisted from properties across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, as well … Continue reading

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So… What is the Human Toxicity Potential of a Hydro? National Trust find out

The title of this blog suggests an exotic impact from our recent hydro development but as reported in the earlier blog we have been working with Bangor University and Trinity University Dublin to understand  a whole plethora of potential impacts … Continue reading

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Its all getting very, very real with the Anafon Community Hydro

Last night I attended the latest Anafon community hydro project team meeting. It’s now moved from share issues and on to CDM, Risk registers, project delivery plans and deposits on all sorts of stuff. The hydro to date has sold over … Continue reading

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