Tag Archives: Paul Southall

Where there’s muck there’s…. problems oh and opportunities. Diffuse pollution and a future energy source but how?

A few organisations have just started working on a joint project to deal with diffuse pollution from farm-yard manure through the use of Anaerobic Digesters (AD) but using something called a Dry AD approach, which is not as it sounds … Continue reading

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We know more about what will happen to the Antarctic than our homes and special places through the impacts Climate change #adaptation

The Fit for the future network is starting on a climate change focus in its new strategy. Specifically what can member orgs ‘do’. Climate change adaptation or in my words doing something about the impacts. Can I get one thing … Continue reading

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Business rates killing community hydro and some!

Its been a while coming this blog but i have been living the dream of the impact of the business rates revaluation on community hydro. A community hydro we have been working with is in danger of being taxed to … Continue reading

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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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Future-fit, not retrofit

There have been to all intents and purpose old buildings and these buildings within the same caveats been modified with the ‘latest’ tech. I have used in the past the example of the latest heating system added to an old … Continue reading

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EV charger points not keeping up with Electric Vehicle ever expanding capabilities

Yesterday I got to play with the latest generation of 200 mile plus of affordable electric vehicles. Namely the new Renault Zoe 40 (40 referring to the KWh size of the battery storage) This year will see the next generation of electric … Continue reading

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Moors Law and Buckminster come to play on LED

Moors Law roughly translates as computer processing power doubling every two years and Buckminster Fuller Curve predicts that human knowledge will double every two years give or take …and according to IBM when the internet of things gets into its … Continue reading

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