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Cyd Ynni. Community energy in NW Wales shifting gear. Communities creating jobs. Have a look!

Its been a few years since we created the Cyd Ynni network / consortium in NW Wales. the community energy companies of Ynni Ogwen, Ynni Padarn Peris, Ynni Anafon, Ynni Ocar  and Fferm Moelyci decided to share assets, gain more … Continue reading

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Community energy flying or should I say digging in

It’s been a mad few months on community energy in this part of Wales. I am one of the founding directors of the first end to end community energy supply companies in UK and the smart meters are being installed … Continue reading

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Community energy awards 2016… we won!

Last night in Oxford the National Trust Wales initiated and supported network “Cyd Ynni” was honoured by being awarded the collaboration award. Big thanks go to Grant Peisley at DEG for putting the network forward but the biggest thanks go … Continue reading

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How to raise £750k from your local community in weeks… trust, enthusiasm, inclusion and a really good video!

Arloisi Gwynedd the Gwynedd EU Leader team are currently looking into how the Bethesda and Llanberis crowdfunding campaigns which they supported were so successful in raising a lot of money (£750k)  from small, rural and financially poor communities in a … Continue reading

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Local cheaper energy from local sources. The Bethesda trial is starting this week. National Trust playing its part in a stunning partnership!

As has been highlighted quite a few times we are all looking for the perfect mix to derive more income and deliver cheaper local energy to local communities but more importantly to tackle fuel poverty and enable the energy user … Continue reading

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Is the internet of things delivering (starting to) deliver real benefits to ‘us’ and our communities. I think so…!

The internet of things is something i have heard about but not really taken and interest in… until now. Wikipedia quotes The internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical objects—devices, vehicles, buildings and other items—embedded with electronics, software, … Continue reading

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Community energy needs a solutions focus. Too easy to sit back and cry at the moment!

Today four of the communities in ‘Cyd Ynni’ the new consortium in N Wales gave evidence to the National Assembly Environment and Sustainability committee on the current state and also what the future holds for community energy. The question from … Continue reading

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