Tag Archives: National Trust renewable energy

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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Awards, awards, awards… National Trust Wales short listed for multiple Business Green Leaders Awards #BGawards

Today the shortlist appeared for the prestigious 2015 UK Green Business Leaders Awards. the National Trust have been shortlisted under three categories. National Trust Wales has been shortlisted for Sustainability Team of the year  Sustainability executive of the year. Our … Continue reading

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Popping down to the South West to help and learn renewables from colleagues. The Welsh Pasty addicts

Its been a few sunny, snowy, thundery, rainy days down in Devon and Cornwall. As part of our wider heat and hydro remit in the National Trust Paul and I spent a few days in Cornwall and Devon looking, discussing and … Continue reading

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Whats the value of a hydro? Snowdon and Hafod y Porth

Yesterday was a day of looking and discussing. We had someone up from the Cardiff Business School who is under taking a socio-economic study of the value of hydros to the Welsh Economy. They are looking at the current and … Continue reading

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£3.5m pilot could lead to £35m investment in renewable energy systems in the National Trust

Press release went out today. Looks like the National Trust Environmental Team have a job of work to do! The Wales team have been lucky enough to get two out of the five pilot projects. The National Trust has made … Continue reading

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