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Heat pumps. Renewable energy generation or efficient use of electricity? Which one?

Paul and I have been having a debate around what sort of energy a heat pump produces. Does it sit in the ‘energy efficiency camp” and should be counted as efficient use of electricity or does it lean towards Renewable … 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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We’ve done it! Almost £700,000 raised in 6 weeks

Its been an enthralling couple of months in the valleys of Llanberis and Bethesda. The National Trust assisted community hydro projects working with stunning community teams have now raised all of the development funding needed and locally. Almost £700,000 was … 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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Eva, Desmond and Frank. They had an impact

Quick update on the Snowdon 660kw hydro. It has done well in the last 12 months. But really its has done well in its second year and especially in the last two months. The saying every cloud has a silver … Continue reading

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AWARDS. Wales doing well in the renewables field. Lets hope the goal posts don’t get moved next year for the sector #keepfits. @WGEA15

Congratulations to all our winners!!!! Thank you to all sponsors, finalists and guests #WGEA15 pic.twitter.com/bip8LUCjXx — WGEA15 (@WGEA15) November 6, 2015 The National Trust is sometimes accused of being a bit anti on renewables by some uniformed people. But the … Continue reading

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Some more standing on the shoulders of giants. Llyndu Isaf Hidden Hydro. Back to the future!

Early morning I was down to Nantgwynant but before the Community Energy Wales Fund steering group meeting at Hafod y Llan. I had an hour to kill at silly o clock in the morning. The sun was up and the mist … Continue reading

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