Category Archives: Biomass

We waste green energy… new research project

Tomorrow and the BBC are filming at Penrhyn Castle on a project we have been working on for well over a year now. The project in outline is simple one which is to harvest heat from the waste water for … Continue reading

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Kerb stones, mud, manure = fantastic pizza!

Forgot to do this blog this summer. I set myself a goal to build and earth oven in the back garden. I have been thinking about it for a while and when they found the remains of the oldest in … Continue reading

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…and which log stove did i choose?

Firstly thanks to all those who suggested makes and types from my previous blog . In the end I went for a Morso Owl. There are several reasons why. The main one being the shape of my square, deep inglenook … Continue reading

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Help!…which log stove to choose and what do you have to consider… lots!

I am on full log burning research at the moment. I’m halfway through building a Clay Oven in the garden, other log burning stuff being fixed (more later) but I have been doing quite a bit of research on which log stove to … Continue reading

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Keeping Tranmer Toasty with Biomass

In the East of England, we’re progressing well with the introduction of more renewable systems and getting off oil and other fossil fuels. Our renewables Project Manager, Dee Nunn, tells us about the new biomass boiler at Sutton Hoo… This … Continue reading

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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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