Category Archives: electric vehicles

Spoilt fror choice or not knowing which horse to back… energy conundrum?

Tomorrow I will be a panelist in the Institute of Welsh Affairs event in Bangor University debating ‘Whats the best future energy mix of energy for North Wales and its people’ I’m there representing distributed and community energy. For me the … 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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Electric Vehicle summit yesterday in London #Goultralow

Yesterday and it was the biannual Go Ultra Low Electrical Vehicle summit in London. Interestingly the summit series and marketing is managed by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and is part funded by those manufacturers doing great strides in EV … 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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Fancy going to the island of Skomer in an electric vehicle…?

Ok so it’s a slight exaggeration. It should read “fancy going to Martins Haven where you can catch the boat to Skomer in and electric vehicle?”. Well now you can! The NT is still rolling  its EV network across Wales. The … Continue reading

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Sunshine in every cuppa at Bodnant Garden cafe

One of the UK’s best loved gardens is going greener – thanks to an array of 175 solar panels. They are being installed on a hillside in the overflow car park at Bodnant Garden in the Conwy Valley. The Panasonic … Continue reading

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Is muscle or sun better than fossil fuel? Wimpole seems determined to prove so.

There are so many advantages of a scythe versus a motorized mower or strimmer (quieter, less soil compaction, cleaner, no fossil fuel required, no emissions, great exercise etc. etc.); it’s a beautiful and useful tool. But the main reason for choosing machines … Continue reading

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