Tag Archives: Penrhyn castle

Climate change mitigation and getting off oil. Latest installment!

Thursday was a good day. we were invited by the Climate Change Environment and Rural Affairs Committee in Welsh government to show our plans, discussions and projects and so on Wednesday we had an NT and partners day. The weather … Continue reading

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Penrhyn Castle biomass. Hotting up and bye bye oil

I had a few minutes spare today and so popped over to have a look at how our new Penrhyn Castle biomass is progressing. The new building has a roof. Waiting for the PV system in a few weeks for … Continue reading

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Renewable energy pipe dreams

A pipe dream is according to those in the know ‘an unattainable or fanciful hope or scheme’ I suppose i have misquoted as our dreams over here are being delivered through pipes… and cables, and buildings and most of all … Continue reading

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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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Location, location, location…..biomass and Penrhyn Castle

Elgan is Project Manager for the REI programme at Penrhyn Castle. For his sins he has to share an office with Keith and I (who as you know are never short of an opinion). Guest blog from Elgan on progress … Continue reading

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Happy Xmas and not a normal day for me. Penrhyn Castle and the big, Big, BIG Christmas tree

Today was not a normal day for an environmental adviser in the National Trust. It all started a few weeks ago when we were sat in the tea room at Penrhyn Castle thinking of what to do with the upcoming … Continue reading

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Logs good, wood pellets bad? Not that simple. National Trust Wales do both

I was down in the new visitor building at Penrhyn Castle today. The building is a vision in Larch. Paul and I had popped down to have a look at the new wood pellet space heater (with a nice hot … Continue reading

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