Category Archives: PV

What do you do with a broken PV panel. I have one!

Desmond did the dirty on my PV system over Christmas. One of my PV panels has been destroyed. I have seen a few cracked panels in my work and they still work but this one was mushed so much so … Continue reading

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Battery storage. Should I or what?

All I seem to be reading about at the moment is how battery storage will plug the gap from generation to consumption and make us all very rich or at least smug. I hear stories from neighbours with PV who are … Continue reading

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Dyffryn Gardens – work continues apace on the new heating system

I made my first visit down to Dyffryn Gardens after the Christmas break to have a look see how things were coming along. First off was a look at the heating project where we are replacing the ageing and inefficient oil … Continue reading

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Review of the year 2015. National Trust Wales Going Green… still at it!

…and how was our year? 2015 was a busy as ever but our work was quite wide spread this year. Assisting colleagues across the NT with multiple projects… PV, Heat Pumps, Hydro and Biomass. Durham to St Ives, Giants Causeway … Continue reading

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Bodnant Garden – growing our own energy

So I have been quiet on the blog front recently (Mr Jones keeps telling me), so thought time to give an update on what I have been up to over the last month. Whilst I was away working on the … Continue reading

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Government consultation after consultation but its good to see tangible renewable energy projects being delivered!

  Raising my nose out of a spreadsheet and the latest report into what the future might or might not hold for us working at the sustainability coal face I popped over with Mr Southall to have a look at 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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